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The science of marijuana

Author: Leslie L Iversen
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2002
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains how cannabis acts in the brain and assesses the scientific basis for the medical use of cannabis and risks this may entail. The book is written with a minimum of scientific jargon or  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie L Iversen
ISBN: 0195131231 9780195131239 0195151100 9780195151107
OCLC Number: 248041101
Description: XVI, 283 Seiten Illustrationen, Diagramme 22 cm
Contents: Foreword by Solomon H. Snyder; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. The Pharmacology of THC, the Psychoactive Ingredient in Cannabis; 3. The Effects of Cannabis on the Central Nervous System; 4. Medical Uses of Marijuana - Fact or Fantasy?; 5. Is Cannabis Safe?; 6. The Recreational Use of Cannabis; 7. What Next?
Responsibility: Leslie L. Iversen

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"This is by far one of the best books that discusses marijuana in terms of its use throughout the world."--AIDS Book Review Journal "This is by far one of the best books that discusses marijuana in Read more...

 
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