The Medical Cannabis Guidebook

The Definitive Guide to Using and Growing Medicinal Marijuana

Author: Jeff Ditchfield,Mel Thomas

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781937866112

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 220

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The Medical Cannabis Guidebook is the most exhaustive guide to medicinal cannabis produced to date, with information regarding the types of illnesses and diseases that can be helped by cannabis, real case studies from medical users, grow information, legal advice and more. With many recipes for extracts, descriptions of administration techniques, and discussions of the therapeutic uses of cannabis throughout the ages, it serves as a handbook for cannabis use and also allows patients to make and grow their own medicine, dose correctly and educate themselves.

Marijuana Smoker’s Guidebook

The Easy Way to Identify and Enjoy Marijuana Strains

Author: Matt Mernagh

Publisher: Bookspedia

ISBN: 1937866076

Category: Gardening

Page: 222

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Matt Mernagh’s Marijuana Smoker’s Guidebook is the ultimate field guide for marijuana. Featuring 180 commercially-available cannabis strains from across the world, this book shows and tells you how to identify and enjoy the buds you’ve got, the buds you want and the buds you might never even have heard of. Though there are a great many strain guides currently available, they all feature rare and difficult to find strains, and show how each different plant looks as it grows. This is great for cannabis connoisseurs and breeding professionals, but what about the everyday street smoker who just needs to identify and know about the buds he’s buying? Written and photographed with this inquisitive everyday smoker in mind, Marijuana Smoker’s Guidebook features 180 descriptions and smoke reports of North America’s most popular marijuana strains as well as high resolution photos of each bud to show you exactly what your nugs should look like. Unlike some strain guides which use glorified catalog copy as strain descriptions, every single strain in this book has been smoked by Matt Mernagh himself, with an informative, original and entertaining write up and high resolution photo to bring you up to speed on your weed. Pocket-sized and featuring photos and descriptions of strains from Barney’s Farm’s LSD to the elusive Jean Guy, and many more for all your favorite smokes, Marijuana Smoker’s Guidebook is the indispensible resource for everyone who loves pot and wants to learn more about how to identify and enjoy good marijuana.

Cannabis Pharmacy

The Practical Guide to Medical Marijuana -- Revised and Updated

Author: Michael Backes

Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal

ISBN: 031655572X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 320

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In Cannabis Pharmacy, expert Michael Backes offers evidence-based information on using cannabis to treat an array of ailments and conditions. He provides information on how cannabis works with the body's own system, how best to prepare and administer it, and how to modify and control dosage. This newly revised edition is now completely up-to-date with the latest information on the body's encannabinoid system, which is now understood to control emotion, appetite, and memory, delivery and dosing of cannabis, including e-cigarette designs, additional varietals, and a new system for classification, as well as 21 additional ailments and conditions that can be treated with medical marijuana. There are currently more than 4.2 million medical cannabis patients in the United States, and there are 29 states plus the District of Columbia where medical cannabis is legal.

Marijuana Medical Handbook

Practical Guide to Therapeutic Uses of Marijuana

Author: Dale Gieringer,Ed Rosenthal

Publisher: Quick Trading Company

ISBN: 0932551475

Category: Medical

Page: 270

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An estimated 40 million Americans have medical symptoms that marijuana can relieve. Marijuana Medical Handbook is a one-stop resource that gives candid, objective advice on using marijuana for healing, understanding its effects on the body, safe administration, targeting illnesses, side effects, and the various delivery methods from edibles and tinctures to smokeless vaporizer pipes. The book also details supply issues, cultivation solutions (in a chapter by renowned expert Ed Rosenthal), and legal consequences. This thoroughly revised edition incorporates the most up-to-date information on the ever-changing politics of marijuana, the plant's usage, and medical research on it.

The Medical Marijuana Guide Book

What to Do When You Decide to Try Cannabis

Author: David Downs

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780794843724

Category:

Page: N.A

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"My doctor just recommended I try medical marijuana. Now what?" Award-winning journalist and author David Downs gets this question all the time. The Medical Marijuana Guide Book is the first concise, professional, mainstream "how to" guide to assessing medical cannabis. It covers the steps to obtain a doctor's recommendation for marijuana, followed by any further steps, such as going to dispensaries, or obtaining a state medical marijuana ID card. "How do I find a doctor who will recommend marijuana? How do I find a caregiver or dispensary to obtain it? How much should I use?" The answers are saving lives. Downs explains how patients typically use cannabis and for what conditions. Learn terms like THC, CBD, indica, sativa, edibles, vaporizers, and the science behind the botanical. Thanks to the rapid advance of medical marijuana law and research, Americans have entered a new era of treatment options for the toughest diseases. They have a lot of questions, and The Medical Marijuana Guide Book has the answers.

California Medical Marijuana Dispensary and Grower's Guidebook

Author: C. Restivo,W. Britt

Publisher: CA Medical Marijuana Guide

ISBN: 147504366X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 136

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This is a comprehensive guide for creating a medical marijuana dispensary or delivery service, growing medical marijuana, and complying with California Law. This guidebook provides current detailed directions on how to open and operate a California medical marijuana dispensary and collective delivery services. It also provides information on how to legally grow medical marijuana and conform as a medical marijuana patient. This guide was written by seasoned California medical marijuana experts and there is no substitute of this quality available. You will learn: -What California business entities are required under SB 420 -How to incorporate as a not-for-profit -How to remain compliant with the various CA business requirements -How to determine what is reasonable compensation for employees and directors -How to properly calculate grower's reimbursements -About setting up internal controls, accounting and inventory tracking procedures -How to properly price medical marijuana for members. Also included are sample membership agreements and other compliance documents. www.californiadispensaryinfo.com

Handbook of Cannabis

Author: Roger G. Pertwee

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199662681

Category: Medical

Page: 747

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Truly global in scope and with contributions from leading researchers around the world, The Handbook of Cannabis is the definitive resource on this fascinating drug. Combining scientific perspectives and clinical applications, it covers a vast array of topics, from why over the centuries cannabis has been used as a medicine, through the regulations facing those wishing to self-administer cannabis or provide cannabis-based medicines, to the chemical structure ofits many constituents and the rapidly growing group of synthetic cannabinoids that are currently being used for 'legal highs'.The Handbook of Cannabis is a one-stop reference; essentialreading for all clinicians, pharmacologists, psychologists, and psychiatrists interested in this drug, as well as those working in the field of public health.

CBD

A Patient's Guide to Medicinal Cannabis

Author: Juliana Birnbaum,Leonard Leinow

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 1623171830

Category: HEALTH & FITNESS

Page: 248

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CBD (cannabidiol) is a component of cannabis that can provide relief for conditions such as seizures, pain, inflammation, anxiety, depression, arthritis, and a number of other issues. This book offers guidance on various forms of the medicine such as oil infusions, alcohol-based tinctures, capsules, and CO2 concentrated extracts. The information is organized by health condition and also by recommended CBD-rich strains, which do not produce the "highs" associated with THC. With dosage suggestions, potential side effects and contraindications, and the pharmacology of the plant, this is an essential guide for both doctors and patients looking for a nontoxic alternative to opiate-based pain medications and other pharmaceuticals. The authors present case studies, interviews with doctors who prescribe cannabidiol products, and the latest research regarding other active phytocannabinoids and terpenoids present in cannabis that are being studied for medical use. They also address the difference between CBD products derived from industrial hemp or in a lab, versus those made from medical marijuana using the whole plant. In addition to offering the most up-to-date and comprehensive information on CBD-dominant cannabis therapy for humans, this book is the first to offer guidance for using the medicine for animals, with suggestions for dosage and delivery and useful forms and strains for common health issues in pets. Finally, the authors take a look at the future of cannabis medicine, charting trends in the legalization movement and suggesting how CBD might be used to fight the opioid epidemic.

The Leafly Guide to Cannabis

A Handbook for the Modern Consumer

Author: The Leafly Team

Publisher: Twelve

ISBN: 1538711540

Category: Reference

Page: 256

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A savvy connoisseur's guide from the editors of the world's most popular cannabis platform. Cannabis is at the very beginning of a craft and educational renaissance. It is emerging from the legislative shadows and a second awakening is occurring: people are proactively seeking information about how to properly consume and enjoy it. And cannabis is a wildly diverse product, even more so than alcohol. Consumers can experience not only different flavor profiles, but also different cerebral and body effects; they can consume using different methods, from vaporization to combustion to topical application; and they can pick and choose between an ever-growing number of different strains and products. THE LEAFLY GUIDE TO CANNABIS provides all the best tips to navigating this growing market in a definitive guide that will enhance every user's enjoyment and high.

Cannabis Cultivator

A Step-by-step Guide to Growing Marijuana

Author: Jeff Ditchfield,Jeff Ditchfield Staff

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781843403807

Category: Cannabis

Page: 112

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This is the only book to explain cannabis cultivation in jargon-free terms, as if it were conventional gardening. This stunning handbook is packed with a wealth of information, from where a grow should be set up, to the myriad of supplies needed and which systems work best. Whether marijuana is grown indoors or outdoors, from seedlings or clones, or using hydroponic or organic systems, cannabis expert Jeff Ditchfield’s lively and plain-speaking text provides all the answers. What’s more, lavish step-by-step photography brings the entire process to life – from propagation right through to curing a harvest. With an authoritative yet accessible approach, this book is the indispensable guide for anyone interested in the cultivation of this fascinating plant.

The Pot Book

A Complete Guide to Cannabis

Author: Julie Holland

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1594778981

Category: Social Science

Page: 576

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Leading experts on the science, history, politics, medicine, and potential of America’s most popular recreational drug • With contributions by Andrew Weil, Michael Pollan, Lester Grinspoon, Allen St. Pierre (NORML), Tommy Chong, and others • Covers marijuana’s physiological and psychological effects, its medicinal uses, the complex politics of cannabis law, pot and parenting, its role in creativity, business, and spirituality, and much more Exploring the role of cannabis in medicine, politics, history, and society, The Pot Book offers a compendium of the most up-to-date information and scientific research on marijuana from leading experts, including Lester Grinspoon, M.D., Rick Doblin, Ph.D., Allen St. Pierre (NORML), and Raphael Mechoulam. Also included are interviews with Michael Pollan, Andrew Weil, M.D., and Tommy Chong as well as a pot dealer and a farmer who grows for the U.S. Government. Encompassing the broad spectrum of marijuana knowledge from stoner customs to scientific research, this book investigates the top ten myths of marijuana; its physiological and psychological effects; its risks; why joints are better than water pipes and other harm-reduction tips for users; how humanity and cannabis have co-evolved for millennia; the brain’s cannabis-based neurochemistry; the complex politics of cannabis law; its potential medicinal uses for cancer, AIDS, Alzheimer’s, multiple sclerosis, and other illnesses; its role in creativity, business, and spirituality; and the complicated world of pot and parenting. As legalization becomes a reality, this book candidly offers necessary facts and authoritative opinions in a society full of marijuana myths, misconceptions, and stereotypes.

Handbook of Cannabis and Related Pathologies

Biology, Pharmacology, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Author: Victor R. Preedy

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 012800827X

Category: Medical

Page: 1170

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Handbook of Cannabis and Related Pathologies: Biology, Pharmacology, Diagnosis, and Treatment is the first book to take an interdisciplinary approach to the understanding of cannabis use and misuse. Recent worldwide trends toward decriminalizing marijuana for medical use have increased legal use of the drug and recreational use remains high, making cannabis one of the most commonly used drugs. Cannabis has a wide range of adverse neurological effects, and use and abuse can lead to physical, social, and psychopathological issues that are multifarious and complex. Effective understanding and treatment requires knowledge of the drug’s effects from across scientific disciplines. This book provides an overview of the biological and pharmacological components of the cannabis plant, outlines its neurological, social, and psychopathological effects, assists in the diagnosis and screening for use and dependency, and aids researchers in developing effective treatments for cannabis-related issues and disorders. Fully illustrated, with contributions from internationally recognized experts, it is the go-to resource for neuroscientists, pharmacologists, pathologists, public-health workers, and any other researcher who needs an in-depth and cross-disciplinary understanding of cannabis and its effects. Comprehensive chapters include an abstract, key facts, mini dictionary of terms, and summary points Presents illustrations with at least six figures, tables, and diagrams per chapter Provides a one-stop-shopping synopsis of everything to do with cannabis and its related pathology, from chemicals and cells, individuals and communities, and diagnosis and treatment Offers an integrated and informed synopsis of the complex issues surrounding cannabis as a substance, its use, and its misuse

Mary Jane

The Complete Marijuana Handbook for Women

Author: Cheri Sicard

Publisher: Seal Press

ISBN: 1580055524

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 232

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“Finally, a thoroughly modern guide to help women become Cannabis Sativa connoisseurs. Welcome to a wonderful examination of weed–a plant worthy of saving the planet and people’s lives.” —Greta Gaines, performing artist and TV host Covering the aspects of cannabis that matter most to women, Mary Jane takes readers on a guided tour through the new world of marijuana, where using pot can be healthy, fun, stylish, and safe. In Mary Jane, marijuana expert Cheri Sicard reveals everything women have needed to know but may have been afraid to ask about using cannabis. Packed with everyday tips, topics include: How to Host a Pot Party Medibles, Edibles, and Other Smoke-Free Options Easy Recipes for Foodies Budding Beauty Products Taking Mary Jane to Bed Deals and Steals for Your Budget Gotta-Have-It Gadgets Grow Your Own Garden Remedies for Everyday Ailments Movies & Music Travel Tips Pot and Parenting DIY Pipes and Projects What the Celebs are Saying ...and much more!

How to Smoke Pot (Properly)

A Highbrow Guide to Getting High

Author: David Bienenstock

Publisher: Plume

ISBN: 0147517087

Category: Social Science

Page: 274

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Once literally demonized as "the Devil's lettuce," and linked to all manner of deviant behavior by the establishment's shameless anti-marijuana propaganda campaigns, cannabis sativa has lately been enjoying a long-overdue Renaissance. So now that the squares at long last seem ready to rethink pot's place in polite society, how, exactly, can members of this vibrant, innovative, life-affirming culture proudly and properly emerge from the underground--without forgetting our roots, or losing our cool? In How to Smoke Pot (Properly), VICE weed columnist and former High Times editor David Bienenstock charts the course for this bold, new, post-prohibition world. With plenty of stops along the way for "pro tips" from friends in high places, including cannabis celebrities and thought leaders of the marijuana movement, readers will learn everything from the basics of blazing, to how Mary Jane makes humans more creative and collaborative, nurtures empathy, catalyzes epiphanies, enhances life's pleasures, promotes meaningful social bonds, facilitates cross-cultural understanding, and offers a far safer alternative to both alcohol and many pharmaceutical drugs. You'll follow the herb's natural lifecycle from farm to pipe, explore cannabis customs, culture and travel, and discover how to best utilize and appreciate a plant that's at once a lifesaving medicine, an incredibly nutritious food, an amazingly useful industrial crop, and a truly renewable energy source. You'll even get funny and informative answers to burning questions ranging from: How can I land a legal pot job? to Should I eat a weed cookie before boarding the plane? In two-color, with charts and illustrations throughout, How to Smoke Pot (Properly) is truly a modern guide to this most revered herb. And remember, marijuana has the potential to help us live more meaningful, satisfying and authentic lives, and create safer, happier, more harmonious communities, but first we must learn to consume this miracle plant properly.

The Cannabis Health Index

Combining the Science of Medical Marijuana with Mindfulness Techniques To Heal 100 Chronic Symptoms and Diseases

Author: Uwe Blesching

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 1583949631

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 660

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This comprehensive sourcebook combines evidence-based insights from more than 1,000 studies from cannabinoid and consciousness research to present a convincing case for the powerful healing effects of medical marijuana on over 100 chronic symptoms and diseases. Written by a former paramedic with a PhD in alternative healthcare, this in-depth reference shows that the subtle shifts in awareness commonly observed in cannabis-using patients vastly contribute to these compounds' therapeutic potential. The Cannabis Health Index is organized into condition-specific chapters, with eye-catching ratings of cannabis efficacy for each symptom, along with recommendations for use, and sidebars that suggest related mindfulness-based practices that enhance the body's own ability to heal. Organized alphabetically from aging to wound care, with sections on a variety of conditions including infections, cancer, cardiovascular health, eye diseases, inflammatory diseases, neurological diseases, and much more, the Index reveals that the huge body of scientific studies focused on cannabis is a tremendously under-utilized repository of knowledge. In synthesizing the findings of these studies, Blesching brings clarity to the process of making informed decisions about cannabis as a valid treatment. Informative, user-friendly, and practical, The Cannabis Health Index presents striking evidence that cannabis is remarkable safe and effective when used within the proper therapeutic window, especially compared with the risks of managing chronic symptoms with pharmaceuticals.

Medical Cannabis

A Guide for Patients, Practitioners, and Caregivers

Author: Michael H. Moskowitz

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781633935389

Category: Medical

Page: 236

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Can Medical Cannabis help you? Forty-four states and the District of Columbia have legalized some form of Medical Cannabis for treatment of serious conditions. Pain, cancer, sleep disturbance, mood disorders, epilepsy, osteoporosis, anxiety disorders, and many others are all conditions that may be helped by this treatment. Author Dr. Michael Moskowitz reviews the science of our own built in cannabinoid system, then launches into practical topics, including medical cannabis treatment, dispensary management, paraphernalia, embodiments, routes of administration, and DIY treatment. He covers the complexities of state laws, learning the phases of treatment, working with dispensaries, understanding the different embodiments and routes of administration, knowing how to avoid undesirable psychotropic effects, and combining this approach with both traditional and alternative medical care. The book details many ways of using this treatment without being cognitively altered. It is meticulously documented, and scientifically grounded to both help physicians with recommendations and treatment planning and in delivering highly relevant and useful treatment choices for patients. Whether you are a patient, practitioner, caregiver or lawmaker, Medical Cannabis: A Guide for Patients, Practitioners, and Caregivers separates myth from reality and proves itself invaluable to your own decision making about this therapeutic approach.

The Cannabis Manifesto

A New Paradigm for Wellness

Author: Steve DeAngelo

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 1583949380

Category: Political Science

Page: 230

View: 1927

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Written by the founder and CEO of the world's largest medical cannabis dispensary, The Cannabis Manifesto delivers a clear, concise history of cannabis as a medicine, details the unintended consequences of prohibition, and considers its future as a regulated consumer product. Steve DeAngelo draws on his experience serving the sick as the head of the controversial Harborside Health Center and a colorful lifetime of working for social justice to present a compelling call for the legalization of this most controversial of plants. His provocative argument that there is no such thing as recreational cannabis challenges readers to rethink everything they thought they knew about marijuana—and teaches them how to use it responsibly. The Cannabis Manifesto answers essential questions about the plant, employing extensive research to fuel a thoughtful discussion around cannabis science and law while at the same time taking readers on a magical tour of a little-known world. DeAngelo explains how cannabis prohibition has warped our most precious institutions—from the family, to the workplace, to the doctor’s office and the courtroom. His vivid narrative provides a lively, behind-the-scenes look at Harborside's showdown with the federal government and details the life of a hippie who missed the sixties. In calling for a realistic national policy on a substance that has been used by half of all Americans, this essential primer will forever change the way the world thinks about cannabis, its benefits, and the laws governing its use.

Green: A Pocket Guide to Pot

Author: Dan Michaels

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1452166420

Category: Social Science

Page: 352

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Addressing a generation of pot smokers living at a time when over half of America has legalized medical marijuana, this quick reference edition of the successful Green delivers the planet's best bud photography. Organized alphabetically, each of the 150 strains features a gorgeous bud shot plus a breezy description of the bud and its essential stats (lineage, flavor, high, and medicinal uses). Updated with more popular strains as well as new live plant and microscopic bud photography, this edition of Green will be the go-to strain guide for recreational and medicinal users alike.

Beyond Buds

Marijuana Extracts Hash, Vaping, Dabbing, Edibles and Medicines

Author: Ed Rosenthal

Publisher: Quick Trading Company

ISBN: 1936807246

Category: Gardening

Page: 264

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Beyond Buds is a handbook to the future of marijuana. Prohibition’s end has led to a technological revolution that’s generated powerful medicines and products containing almost zero carcinogens and little smoke. Marijuana icon Ed Rosenthal and leading cannabis reporter David Downs guide readers through the best new consumer products, and demonstrate how to make and use the safest, cleanest extracts. Beyond Buds details how award-winning artisans make hash and concentrates, and includes modern techniques utilizing dry ice and CO2. The book is a primer on making kief, water hash, tinctures, topicals, edibles, and other extracts from cannabis leaves, trim, and bud bits, and it goes on to explore and simplify the more exotic and trendy marijuana-infused products, such as butane hash oil (BHO), shatter, wax, and budder. More complex than lighting a joint, these innovative products call for new accessories — special pipes, dabbing tools, and vaporizers — all of which are reviewed and pictured in the book. Beyond Buds expands on Rosenthal’s previous book Ask Ed: Marijuana Gold — Trash to Stash. Completely updated with full-color photographs that are both “how-to” guides and eye candy, this book enables not only the health-conscious toker but also the bottom line–driven cultivator.

The Little Black Book of Marijuana

Author: Elliott Steve

Publisher: Peter Pauper Press, Inc.

ISBN: 1441307265

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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This concise guide to cannabis delves into pot culture and history, from Herodotus To The hippies and beyond. it also covers the essentials of using, cultivating, and cooking with weed; identifying pot varieties; and understanding legal and health issues. Handy and To The point, The Little Black Book of Marijuana gives you "the dope" on pot, from possible side effects and risks to medical uses and their efficacy. Learn about cannabis history And The issues around its legalization. Includes full-color photos of marijuana varieties.