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The pot book : a complete guide to cannabis : its role in medicine, politics, science, and culture

Author: Julie Holland
Publisher: Rochester, VT : Park Street Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Leading experts on the science, history, politics, medicine, and potential of America's most popular recreational drug.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Holland
ISBN: 9781594773686 1594773688
OCLC Number: 1131925023
Notes: Part one : an overview of cannabis
1. The subjective effects of cannabis / Matthew G. Kirkpatrick and Carl L. Hart (p. 9-16)
2. Early/ancient history / Chris Bennett (p. 17-26)
3. Recent history / David Malmo-Levine (p. 27-34)
4. The botany of cannabis / Lyle E. Craker and Zoë Gardner (p. 35-43)
5. Cannabis grow revolution / Danny Danko (p. 44-51)
6. The endocannabinoid system / Gregory L. Gerdeman and Jason B. Schechter (p. 52-62)
7. Anandamide and more / Raphael Mechoulam and Lumir Hanus (p. 63-72)
8. Cannabis laws in the United States / Allen St. Pierre (p. 73-129)
9. On ending prohibition / Ethan Nadelmann (p. 130-133)
Part Two : risks of use and harm reduction
10. Medical risks and toxicology / William Holubek (p. 141-152)
11. Pulmonary harm and vaporizers / Mitch Earleywine (p. 153-160)
12. Cannabis and cognition / Caroline B. Marvin and Carl L. Hart (p. 161-177)
13. Mental health risks associated with cannabis use / Cheryl Corcoran (p. 178-186)
14. How real is the risk of addiction? / Ryan Vandrey and Margaret Haney (p. 187-195)
15. Driving under the influence / Paul Armentano (p. 196-201)
16. Arrest statistics and racism / Harry G. Levine (p. 202-206)
17. Getting busted is not so funny : an interview with Tommy Chong / Julie Holland (p. 207-218)
18. The collateral consequences of cannabis convictions / Richard Glen Boire (p. 219-222)
19. Harm reduction psychotherapy / Andrew Tatarsky (p. 223-239)
Part three : the clinical use of cannabis
20. The clinical applications of medical marijuana : an interview with Andrew weil / Julie Holland (p. 247-251)
21. Medical marijuana research : an interview with Donald Abrams / Julie Holland (p. 252-260)
22. MAPS and the federal obstruction of medical marijuana research / Rick Doblin (p. 261-265)
23. the government's pot farm : an interview with Mahmoud A. ElSohly / Julie Holland (p. 266-281)
24. Cannabinoids and psychiatry / Julie Holland (p. 282-294)
25. Cannabinoids and neuroprotection / Sunil K. Aggarwal and Gregory T. Carter (p. 295-310)
26. Cannabis and HIV/AIDS / Mark A. Ware and Lynne Belle-Isle (p. 311-317)
27. Multiple sclerosis and spasticity / Denis J. Petro (p. 318-327)
28. Pain management / Mark S. Wallace and Ben Platt (p. 328-335)
29. Sativex / William Notcutt (p. 336-341)
Part four : Cannabis culture
30. What to tell the children / Marsha Rosenbaum (p. 349-360)
31. Pot, parenting and outing myself / Neal Pollack (p. 361-365)
32. Cannabis : stealth goddess / Doug Rushkoff (p. 366-372)
33. Gardener's rights, forgetting and co-evolution : an interview with Michael Pollan / Julie Holland (p. 373-382)
34. Cannabis, business, and philanthropy : an interview with Peter Lewis / Julie Holland (p. 383-386)
35. Thots on pot / Jeremy Wolff (p. 387-394)
Part five : steps in the right direction
36. Patients out of time : an interview with Al Byrne / Julie Holland (p. 399-415)
37. Prescribing cannabis in California / Jeffrey Hergenrather (p. 416-431)
38. Canadian compassion clubs / N. Rielle Capler (p. 432-440)
39. Dutch drug policy / Mario Lap (p. 441-446)
40. A cost-benefit analysis of legalizing marijuana / Jeffrey Miron (p. 447-453)
41. The marijuana policy project / Bruce Mirken (p. 454-461)
42. The ACLU and cannabis drug policy : an interview with Graham Boyd / Julie Holland (p. 462-472)
Description: xxiv, 551 pages : tableaux ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword by Lester Grinspoon, M.D. Introduction Part One An Overview of Cannabis Introduction to Part One 1 The Subjective Effects of Cannabis Matthew G. Kirkpatrick and Carl L. Hart, Ph.D. 2 Early/Ancient History Chris Bennett 3 Recent History David Malmo-Levine 4 The Botany of Cannabis Lyle E. Craker, Ph.D., and Zoe Gardner 5 Cannabis Grow Revolution Danny Danko 6 The Endocannabinoid System Gregory L. Gerdeman, Ph.D., and Jason B. Schechter, Ph.D. 7 Anandamide and More Raphael Mechoulam, Ph.D., and Lumir Hanus 8 Cannabis Laws in the United States Allen St. Pierre 9 On Ending Prohibition Ethan Nadelmann, J.D., Ph.D. Part Two Risks of Use and Harm Reduction Introduction to Part Two 10 Medical Risks and Toxicology William Holubek, M.D. 11 Pulmonary Harm and Vaporizers Mitch Earleywine, Ph.D. 12 Cannabis and Cognition Caroline B. Marvin and Carl L. Hart, Ph.D. 13 Mental Health Risks Associated with Cannabis Use Cheryl Corcoran, M.D. 14 How Real Is the Risk of Addiction? Ryan Vandrey, Ph.D., and Margaret Haney, Ph.D. 15 Driving Under the Influence Paul Armentano 16 Arrest Statistics and Racism Harry G. Levine, Ph.D. 17 Getting Busted Is Not So Funny An Interview with Tommy Chong Julie Holland, M.D. 18 The Collateral Consequences of Cannabis Convictions Richard Glen Boire, J.D. 19 Harm Reduction Psychotherapy Andrew Tatarsky, Ph.D. Part Three The Clinical Use of Cannabis Introduction to Part Three 20 The Clinical Applications of Medical Marijuana An Interview with Andrew Weil, M.D. Julie Holland, M.D. 21 Medical Marijuana Research An Interview with Donald Abrams, M.D. Julie Holland, M.D. 22 MAPS and the Federal Obstruction of Medical Marijuana Research Rick Doblin, Ph.D. 23 The Government's Pot Farm An Interview with Mahmoud A. ElSohly, Ph.D. Julie Holland, M.D. 24 Cannabinoids and Psychiatry Julie Holland, M.D. 25 Cannabinoids and Neuroprotection Sunil K. Aggarwal, M.D., Ph.D., and Gregory T. Carter, M.D. 26 Cannabis and HIV/AIDS Mark A. Ware, M.D., and Lynne Belle-Isle 27 Multiple Sclerosis and Spasticity Denis J. Petro, M.D. 28 Pain Management Mark S. Wallace, M.D., and Ben Platt, M.D. 29 Sativex William Notcutt, M.D., F.R.C.A., F.F.P.M.R.C.A. Part Four Cannabis Culture Introduction to Part Four 30 What to Tell the Children Marsha Rosenbaum, Ph.D. 31 Pot, Parenting, and Outing Myself Neal Pollack 32 Cannabis: Stealth Goddess Doug Rushkoff 33 Gardener's Rights, Forgetting, and Co-Evolution An Interview with Michael Pollan Julie Holland, M.D. 34 Cannabis, Business, and Philanthropy An Interview with Peter Lewis Julie Holland, M.D. 35 Thots on Pot Jeremy Wolff Part Five Steps in the Right Direction Introduction to Part Five 36 Patients Out of Time An Interview with Al Byrne, L.CDR. (retired), and Mary Lynn Mathre, R.N., C.A.R.N. Julie Holland, M.D. 37 Prescribing Cannabis in California Jeffrey Hergenrather, M.D. 38 Canadian Compassion Clubs N. Rielle Capler, M.H.A. 39 Dutch Drug Policy Mario Lap 40 A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Legalizing Marijuana Jeffrey Miron, Ph.D. 41 The Marijuana Policy Project Bruce Mirken 42 The ACLU and Cannabis Drug Policy An Interview with Graham Boyd, J.D. Julie Holland, M.D. Resources References Contributors Index
Responsibility: edited by Julie Holland.
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