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Cannabis Pharmacy

The Practical Guide to Medical Marijuana - Revised and Updated

By Andrew Weil and Michael Backes

  • Paperback
  • £16.99

The most comprehensive, easy-to-use book available on understanding and using medical marijuana. Revised and updated with approximately 15% all-new material, including the latest information on varietals, delivery and dosing, and treatable conditions.

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 25 states plus the District of Columbia where medical cannabis is legal

Biographical Notes

Michael Backes specializes in cannabis science and policy issues at a southern California consultancy, which maintains clients throughout the United States. He previously founded the first evidence-based medical cannabis dispensary. Backes is active with Project CBD, a non-profit educational service dedicated to promoting research into the medical utility of cannabidiol (a non-psychoactive cannabis molecule), the International Association for Cannabinoid Medicines, and is a member of the American Herbal Products Association's Cannabis Committee. He lives in Southern California.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780316464185
  • Publication date: 11 Jan 2018
  • Page count: 320
  • Imprint: Black Dog & Leventhal
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