Cannabis Pharmacy: The Practical Guide to Medical Marijuana—Revised and Updated

By Michael Backes
Foreword by Andrew Weil, MD
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12/05/2017 unabridged
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There are currently 4.2 million medical cannabis patients in the United States, and there are twenty states plus the District of Columbia where medical cannabis is legal. As medical cannabis becomes an accepted herbal medicine, there is a demand for clear, easy-to-follow information for the layperson based on the latest sound medical and evidence-based research. Written by Michael Backes, a respected expert in the field, Cannabis Pharmacy begins with the history of medical marijuana and an explanation of how cannabis works with the body’s own endocannabinoid system. Backes goes on to explore in detail twenty-seven of the most popular cannabis varieties, how to identify them, the differences between them, and the medical conditions for which patients have reported effectiveness. Additional chapters describe how to prepare and store cannabis, how best to administer those preparations, and how to modify and control dosage. Also included is a guide to twenty-nine ailments and illnesses for which doctors commonly recommend medical marijuana, including chronic pain, chemotherapy-induced nausea, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, fibromyalgia, and Parkinson’s disease. Meticulously researched and written in an easy and accessible style, Cannabis Pharmacy provides the clearest, most complete, and most practical information available on the use and benefits of medical marijuana.

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Summary

Summary

There are currently 4.2 million medical cannabis patients in the United States, and there are twenty states plus the District of Columbia where medical cannabis is legal. As medical cannabis becomes an accepted herbal medicine, there is a demand for clear, easy-to-follow information for the layperson based on the latest sound medical and evidence-based research.

Written by Michael Backes, a respected expert in the field, Cannabis Pharmacy begins with the history of medical marijuana and an explanation of how cannabis works with the body’s own endocannabinoid system. Backes goes on to explore in detail twenty-seven of the most popular cannabis varieties, how to identify them, the differences between them, and the medical conditions for which patients have reported effectiveness. Additional chapters describe how to prepare and store cannabis, how best to administer those preparations, and how to modify and control dosage. Also included is a guide to twenty-nine ailments and illnesses for which doctors commonly recommend medical marijuana, including chronic pain, chemotherapy-induced nausea, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, fibromyalgia, and Parkinson’s disease.

Meticulously researched and written in an easy and accessible style, Cannabis Pharmacy provides the clearest, most complete, and most practical information available on the use and benefits of medical marijuana.

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Editorial Reviews

“Michael Backes presents much valuable knowledge collected from diverse disciplines, supporting present-day practical approaches to effectively using medical cannabis.” Robert C. Clarke, projects manager, International Hemp Association

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Author Bio: Michael Backes

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/Health & Fitness
Audience: Adult
Language: English