Also included are interviews with Michael Pollan, Andrew Weil, M. I consider this book mandatory reading for anyone interested in Medical Cannabis treatment. There are interviews with doctors, scientists, and organizational leaders who work with and study cannabis, and the author uses a great deal of scientific references to support the information given. If there is a choice of file format, which format is better to download? I consider this book by Julie Holland to be a step further - it fleshes out the scientific and medical argument for legalizing cannabis. If you add sleeping pills to the mix, the statistics become considerably higher. Another drop is you who read this book telling the story of Pot.
That is, we are doing the same thing as Google, only within the framework of one subject. They are a finely-tuned feedback system that, if heeded, can tell us how best to manage our lives. The three narratives popularly used to explain circumcision are — medical, religious, and cultural. 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. To succeed in life, we are told, we must have it all under control. Sometimes engaging with it every day, sometimes going with no Pot at all. The Pot Book is now the best single source for information and insights on marijuana.
The Pot Book will appeal to a wide audience, and serves as a thorough reference for educators, clinicians, and families, as well as a training consultation manual. Older people in particular have the most to benefit from its use because they are usually the ones with several chronic diseases and pain. Also included are interviews with Michael Pollan, Andrew Weil, M. From the Trade Paperback edition. Also included are interviews with Michael Pollan, Andrew Weil, M. The author does provides websites from non-profit organizations that have educational programs for children and youth that can be used in the classroom and at home i. Also included are interviews with Michael Pollan, Andrew Weil, M.
In-depth discussions of psychopharmacology topics-- including basic principles of psychopharmacology, commonly prescribed psychotropic drugs for adults, and psychotropic medications prescribed to children--are structured around the three core parts of the book. I am angry that I am this old and am in the field of medicine but only now am finding this information. Highly recommended for people interested in getting facts about cannabis instead of propaganda. The book is an excellent source material for the activist. For rookies and experienced marijuana users alike, this lively, information-filled book is just the supportive guide you need to find the right dose to relieve anxiety, depression, and inflammation, and mitigate the onset of dementia and other signs of aging. Even for someone like myself, who sometimes might be deluded into thinking there is nothing more to learn about weed, I was sometimes surprised by a fresh nugget of wisdom, a previously unknown factoid or a new perspective.
The book includes contributions by Andrew Weil, Michael Pollan, Lester Grinspoon, Allen St. Stop demonizing something that no one has ever overdosed on. This decision was based on uncertainties and unsettled issues in Colorado law that I have read from other sources. To a lesser degree it also talks about its role in our popular culture. Never before have I read a book co-authored by more medical doctors and professors than this one. Julie Holland is a board-certified psychiatrist in New York City. Thorough, interesting, and thought provoking.
Some parts of the book are a bit tedious and difficult to get through, but for the most part, the information is captivating and fascinating. One thing that I found interesting is that this book was published in 2010 - not so long ago by most standards. Although illegal, interest in cannabis remains very strong, more so since the debate over its medicinal use continues to make headlines. It is better for her to paint, write, or clean to survive. I am furious at the political machinations that have kept the truth from the public and apparently the president and people who make drug laws. As legalization becomes a reality, this book candidly offers necessary facts and authoritative opinions in a society full of marijuana myths, misconceptions, and stereotypes. We have to tamp down our inherent shifts in favor of a more static way of being.
This is a well researched and coordinated book. Other Titles: Complete guide to cannabis : its role in medicine, politics, science, and culture Responsibility: edited by Julie Holland. I read this book to determine whether or not working for a medical marijuana dispensary or grow operation would be a good career choice. Science continues to be hidden, but it is exploding. These are more validators than root causes. A liaison to the hospital's medical emergency room and toxicology department, she is considered an expert on street drugs and Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name.
In this authoritative guide, editor Stephen Gray and 17 other influential voices of the modern cannabis movement explore the spiritual benefits of cannabis and offer guidance on how to interact with the intelligence of this plant ally, a companion and supporter of humanity for millennia. Or to sell real estate. It is an extremely well written at a professional level. By subscribing, you get access to a huge library of multimedia content, which is updated daily. Holland, and no matter where you are on the use of cannabis in the world you should read this book to educate yourself either way.
Nicméně čtivost byla dobrá - že droga, kterou berete, je vlastně celkem zdravá, se čte fakt dobře - a kniha byla skutečně obsáhlá, což ovšem přináší jistou dávku opakování se. I believe that for the first time in history, people worldwide are more in favor of legalizing marijuana than criminalizing it. Our changing moods let us know when our bodies are primed to tackle different challenges and when we should be alert to developing problems. I highly recommend this book. I am very impressed at the scope and subject material of this book and I would recommend it to anyone that would give it the time of day.
The legislation doesn't include people getting access to whole plant medicines in whatever form, but only concentrates or extracts and the actual smoking is not permitted. Category: Psychology Author : R. This is a good book if you want to learn a lot, and read it cover to cover, or if you want to review a specific topic. I am very impressed at the scope and subject material of this book and I would recommend it to anyone that would give it the time of day. Yet millions of American women are medicating away their emotions because our culture says that moodiness is a problem to be fixed. I think that this book would be a good one for anyone to read who is interested in learning more about cannabis and how it impacts and influences our culture.