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Marijuana as medicine

Roger A. Roffman

Marijuana as medicine

by Roger A. Roffman

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Published by Madrona Publishers in Seattle .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Marijuana -- Therapeutic use,
    • Cannabinoids -- Therapeutic use,
    • Nausea -- Chemotherapy,
    • Antineoplastic agents -- Side effects,
    • Marijuana -- Law and legislation -- United States,
    • Cannabis,
    • Cannabinoids -- Therapeutic use

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementRoger A. Roffman ; foreword by Sidney Cohen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRM666.C266 R64 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 156 p. ;
      Number of Pages156
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3486993M
      ISBN 100914842722, 0914842714
      LC Control Number82006584

        Marijuana has had a turbulent history in the United States. Starting in the mids, however, there was a push to introduce the medical benefits of cannabis to the American people once again— “once again,” because before the .   Popular book on marijuana's apparent dangers is pure alarmism, experts say by Alex Berenson, Harvard Medical School and Columbia University and care providers including addiction medicine.

        It really is the classic story of good vs evil but in my book Medical Marijuana I concentrate on all the good that medical marijuana can do. Real Medicine you can Grow Yourself. Marijuana was the best medicine for 3-year-old Cash Hyde of Missoula, Montana. The boy’s parents defied doctor’s orders—and Montana law—to get their hands on. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xix, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Preface: The patient's right to know The law and the debate Marijuana in history The effects of marijuana on health and behavior Research studies on marijuana and THC as medicines How to use marijuana.

        The Chinese were using cannabis as a medicine thousands of years ago. Marijuana is deeply American too—as American as George Washington, who . Even as more states legalize medical marijuana, the scientific evidence for its benefits is limited. Research seems to support the drug's use for pain and nausea, but there's scant backing from.


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The term medical marijuana refers Marijuana as medicine book using the whole, unprocessed marijuana plant or its basic extracts to treat symptoms of illness and other conditions. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not recognized or approved the marijuana plant as medicine. However, scientific study of the chemicals in marijuana, called cannabinoids, has led to two FDA-approved medications.

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BENSON, JR., co-Principal Investigator, Oregon Health Sciences University School of Medicine, Portland. The book evaluates how well marijuana meets accepted standards for medicine and considers the conclusions of other blue-ribbon panels. Full of useful facts, this volume will be important to anyone interested in informed debate about the medical use of marijuana: advocates and opponents as well as policymakers, regulators, and health care by: “One of marijuana’s greatest advantages as a medicine is its remarkable safety.” – Lester Grinspoon, M.D., Journal of the American Medical Association “Regan finds that things are hardly that simple, or mellow, in the marijuana game.

This book details the use of marijuana in prehistoric shamans, Ancient China, Japanese medicine, Ayurvedic medicine, Indian and Nepalese folk medicine, Tibetan medicine, Southeast Asian It discusses the many diverse ethnic groups who have used this plant for an enormous amount of different uses in medicine/5.

Christian Rätsch, Ph.D., is a world-renowned anthropologist and ethnopharmacologist who specializes in the shamanic uses of plants. He is the author of Marijuana Medicine and coauthor of Plants of the Gods, Shamanism and Tantra in the Himalayas, Witchcraft Medicine, and The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive lives in Hamburg, Germany, and lectures around the Released on: Ma The medical use of marijuana is surrounded by a cloud of social, political, and religious controversy, which obscures the facts that should be considered in the debate.

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Cannabinoids as Therapeutics. The medical use of marijuana is surrounded by a cloud of social, political, and religious controversy, which obscures the facts that should be considered in the debate.

This book summarizes what we know about marijuana from evidence-based medicine--the harm it may do and the relief it may bring to patients. The book helps the reader understand not only what. marijuana or marihuana, drug obtained from the flowering tops, stems, and leaves of the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa (see hemp) or C.

indica; the latter species can withstand colder climates. It is one of the most commonly used drugs in the world, following only caffeine, nicotine, and alcoholic beverages in the United States, where it is usually smoked, it also has. Medical Marijuana Second Edition E-Book One of Nature’s most useful and safest medicines for stress, emotional upset, pain, neurological disorders, MS, diabetes and cancer.

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Marijuana As Medicine. provides patients--as well as the people who care for them--with a foundation for making decisions about their own health care. This empowering volume examines several key points, including: Whether marijuana can relieve a variety of symptoms, including pain, muscle spasticity, nausea, and appetite loss.

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This book provides an excellent overview of the subject from a medical perspective."—Robert M. Swift, m.d., phd, New England Journal of Medicine "For those who would deny medicinal marijuana to terminal cancer patients and glaucoma victims, Marijuana: The Forbidden Medicine ought to be required reading.—Andrew Oliver II, National Review.

Another 23 states and D.C. have legalized marijuana for medical use. Last year, some 20 states considered legalizing adult, recreational use of cannabis, according to the National Conference of.Medical marijuana is not monitored like FDA-approved medicines.

When using it, you don’t know its potential to cause cancer, its purity, potency, or side effects. Only people who have a card.