The Little Black Book Of Marijuana

Author: Elliott Steve
Publisher: Peter Pauper Press, Inc.
ISBN: 1441307265
Size: 20.52 MB
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The Little Black Book Of Marijuana from the Author: Elliott Steve. 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.

The Little Black Book Of Marijuana

Author: Steve Elliott
Publisher: Peter Pauper Press, Inc.
ISBN: 9781441306111
Size: 22.41 MB
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The Little Black Book Of Marijuana from the Author: Steve Elliott. This concise guide to cannabis delivers information on using, cooking with, and cultivating the weed called marijuana. It teaches ganja history and culture, legal and health issues, identifying varieties, and recipes. Full-color photographs of the different marijuana varieties are included.

Cannabis Pharmacy

Author: Michael Backes
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1603763341
Size: 62.98 MB
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Cannabis Pharmacy from the Author: Michael Backes. The most comprehensive, easy-to-use book available on understanding and using medical marijuana. Revised and updated with the latest information on varietals, delivery and dosing, and treatable conditions. There are currently 4.2 million medical cannabis patients in the United States, and there are 20 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 27 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 29 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.

Smoke Signals

Author: Martin A. Lee
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 143912793X
Size: 38.68 MB
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Smoke Signals from the Author: Martin A. Lee. A bestselling author of Acid Dreams tells the great American pot story— a panoramic, character-driven saga that examines the medical, recreational, scientific, and economic dimensions of the world’s most controversial plant. Martin A. Lee traces the dramatic social history of marijuana from its origins to its emergence in the 1960s as a defining force in a culture war that has never ceased. Lee describes how the illicit marijuana subculture overcame government opposition and morphed into a dynamic, multibillion-dollar industry. In 1996, California voters approved Proposition 215, legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes. Similar laws have followed in more than a dozen other states, but not without antagonistic responses from federal, state, and local law enforcement. Lee, an award-winning investigative journalist, draws attention to underreported scientific breakthroughs that are reshaping the therapeutic landscape. By mining the plant’s rich pharmacopoeia, medical researchers have developed promising treatments for cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, chronic pain, and many other conditions that are beyond the reach of conventional cures. Colorful, illuminating, and at times irreverent, this is a fascinating read for recreational users and patients, students and doctors, musicians and accountants, Baby Boomers and their kids, and anyone who has ever wondered about the secret life of this ubiquitous herb.

Green A Field Guide To Marijuana

Author: Dan Michaels
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9781452134055
Size: 13.98 MB
Format: PDF
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Green A Field Guide To Marijuana from the Author: Dan Michaels. Green: A Field Guide to Marijuana is required reading for a new generation of curious and sophisticated pot smokers. Presented in an eye-popping package and filled with hyperdetailed photography of individual buds, this essential guide to marijuana is smart, practical, and exceedingly beautiful. The "Primer" section explores the culture of this complex flower and explains the botany that makes each strain unique. The "Buds" section describes the variations of lineage, flavor, and mental or physical high that define 170 exceptional strains. Poised to become the go-to marijuana guide for recreational and medicinal users alike, Green is easy to pick up and impossible to put down.

Stoned

Author: David Casarett
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1591847672
Size: 74.17 MB
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Stoned from the Author: David Casarett. No substance on earth is as hotly debated as marijuana. Opponents claim it's dangerous, addictive, carcinogenic, and a gateway to serious drug abuse. Fans claim it as a wonder drug, treating cancer, anorexia, AIDS, chronic pain, glaucoma, arthritis, migraines, PTSD, and insomnia. Patients suffering from these conditions need - and deserve - hard facts based on medical evidence, not hysteria and superstition. In Stoned, palliative care physician Dr. David Casarett sets out to do anything - including experimenting on himself - to find evidence of marijuana's medical potential. He smears mysterious marijuana paste on his legs and samples pot wine. He poses as a patient at a seedy California clinic and takes lessons from an artisanal hash maker. In conversations with researchers, doctors, and patients around the world he learns how marijuana works - and doesn't - in the real world. Dr. Casarett unearths tales of near-miraculous success, such as a child with chronic seizures who finally found relief in cannabidiol oil. In Tel Aviv, he learns of a nursing home that's found success giving marijuana to dementia patients. On the other hand, one patient who believed marijuana cured her lung cancer has clearly been misled. As Casarett sifts the myth and misinformation from the scientific evidence, he explains, among other things: Why marijuana might be the best treatment option for some types of pain Why there's no significant risk of lung damage from smoking pot Why most marijuana-infused beer or wine won't get you high Often humorous, occasionally heartbreaking, and full of counterintuitive conclusions,Stoned offers a compassionate and much-needed medical practitioner's perspective on the potential of this misunderstood plant. 'A thoroughly researched analysis, Stonedbrings welcome objectivity to an important but contentious topic. Casarett applies a unique mix of science, humanity, and even humor to effectively dispel common myths and misconceptions about medical marijuana. Stoned will be a valuable resource for patients, health-care providers, and policy makers.' Nadine Strossen, former president, American Civil Liberties Union 'This well-researched and delightfully told chronicle humanizes the medical marijuana movement in a way that should move even the most skeptical reader. A master of clever analogy, Dr. Casarett now joins Dr. Sanjay Gupta as a prominent physician helping to mainstream medical marijuana so that someday even more may benefit from its therapeutic effects.' Donald I. Abrams, M.D., chief, hematology-oncology, San Francisco General Hospital; professor of clinical medicine, University of California San Francisco 'A highly readable weaving of anecdote and evidence that confirms that marijuana is a medicine, a medicine that needs honest, unfettered research to properly exploit its benefits. Give a copy to a doubter.' Clint Werner, author of Marijuana Gateway to Health 'A dramatic and accessible tale that combines interactions with front-line researchers and compelling patients to give readers an intriguing look at how to reason about this controversial plant.' Mitch Earleywine, Ph.D., board chair, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML)

Scratch Sniff Book Of Weed

Author: Seth Matlins
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1683351940
Size: 40.86 MB
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Scratch Sniff Book Of Weed from the Author: Seth Matlins. Legal in all 50 states, this entertaining, informative, and whimsically illustrated guide covers 4,000 years of weed and its significance—psychoactive, cultural, medical, sexual, and more—in just 22 pages and with 20 scratch-&-sniff scents. From the science behind the munchies to the botanical link between weed and beer; from weed’s sexual upsides to its (literal) sexual downsides; from Tupac to Shakespeare to why weed makes music sound better: This book may just be the greatest-ever gift for anyone from the cannabis connoisseur to the cannabis curious.

Mary Jane

Author: Cheri Sicard
Publisher: Seal Press
ISBN: 1580055524
Size: 15.76 MB
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Mary Jane from the Author: Cheri Sicard. “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

Author: David Bienenstock
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698401522
Size: 69.44 MB
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How To Smoke Pot Properly from the Author: David Bienenstock. 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. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Pot Book

Author: Julie Holland
Publisher: Park Street Press
ISBN: 9781594773686
Size: 59.52 MB
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The Pot Book from the Author: Julie Holland. 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.