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The Resource Cannabis pharmacy : the practical guide to medical marijuana, Michael Backes ; foreword by Andrew Weil, M.D

Cannabis pharmacy : the practical guide to medical marijuana, Michael Backes ; foreword by Andrew Weil, M.D

Label
Cannabis pharmacy : the practical guide to medical marijuana
Title
Cannabis pharmacy
Title remainder
the practical guide to medical marijuana
Statement of responsibility
Michael Backes ; foreword by Andrew Weil, M.D
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In Cannabis Pharmacy, expert Michael Backes presents a comprehensive resource for understanding and using medical marijuana. In this essential guide, Backes 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. He explores 27 of the most popular cannabis varieties and the conditions for which patients have reported effectiveness. He also outlines 29 ailments and illnesses for which doctors commonly recommend medical marijuana, including chronic pain, chemotherapy-induced nausea, migraine, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, fibromyalgia, and Parkinson's disease."--Back cover
Cataloging source
UKMGB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Backes, Michael
Dewey number
615.7/827
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RM666.C266
LC item number
B33 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WB 925
NLM item number
B126c 2014
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cannabis
  • Marijuana
  • Cannabis
  • Marijuana
  • Marihuana
  • Haschisch
  • Pharmakotherapie
  • Cannabis
  • Medical Marijuana
Label
Cannabis pharmacy : the practical guide to medical marijuana, Michael Backes ; foreword by Andrew Weil, M.D
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Evidence-based information on using cannabis for ailments and conditions, plus a comprehensive guide to the most popular varieties"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-265) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Cannabis as a medicine -- Historical context -- The cannabis plant -- How medical cannabis does and doesn't work -- How cannabis works within the body -- Adverse effects of medical cannabis -- The endocannabinoid system : a brief primer -- Phytocannabinoids and terpenoids : the principal active ingredients of medicinal cannabis -- Genotypes, phenotypes, and chemotypes of medical cannabis -- pt. 2. Using medical cannabis -- Metabolizing medical cannabis -- Dosage : a short introduction -- Storing cannabis -- Cannabis contaminants, pathogens, pesticides, and adulterants -- Forms of cannabis -- Delivery and dosing -- Using medicinal cannabis in the workplace -- pt. 3. Varieties of medical cannabis -- What makes a cannabis variety and why it's important -- Afghan -- AK-47 -- Blueberry -- Blue Dream -- Bubba Kush -- Chem '91/Chemdawg -- Cherry Cough -- G13 -- Grand Daddy Purple -- Harlequin -- Haze -- Hindu Kush -- Jack Herer -- LA Confidential -- Malawi Gold -- Neville's Haze -- Northern Lights #5 X Haze -- OG Kush -- Pincher Creek -- Purple Urkle -- S.A.G.E. -- Sensi Star -- Skunk #1 -- Sour Diesel -- Strawberry Cough -- Trainwreck -- White Widow -- pt. 4. Medical uses of cannabis -- Alzheimer's Disease -- Anxiety disorders -- Arthritis -- Asthma -- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder -- Autism Spectrum disorders -- Autoimmune disorders -- Cachexia and appetite disorders -- Cancer -- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome -- Diabetes -- Fibromyalgia -- Gastrointestinal disorders -- Gerontology -- Glaucoma -- Hepatitis C -- HIV/AIDS -- Insomnia and sleep disorders -- Migraine and headache -- Multiple Sclerosis and movement disorders -- Nausea and vomiting -- Neuropathy -- Pain -- Parkinson's Disease -- Post-traumatic Stress Disorder -- Schizophrenia -- Seizure disorders -- Skin conditions -- Stress -- Cannabis and adolescence -- Cannabis and children -- Cannabis and pregnancy -- Cannabis and preventive medicine -- Cannabis and women's health -- Cannabis dependence and withdrawal -- Glossary
Control code
ocn857109933
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9781579129514
Lccn
2015304768
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781579129514
  • (OCoLC)857109933
Label
Cannabis pharmacy : the practical guide to medical marijuana, Michael Backes ; foreword by Andrew Weil, M.D
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Evidence-based information on using cannabis for ailments and conditions, plus a comprehensive guide to the most popular varieties"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-265) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Cannabis as a medicine -- Historical context -- The cannabis plant -- How medical cannabis does and doesn't work -- How cannabis works within the body -- Adverse effects of medical cannabis -- The endocannabinoid system : a brief primer -- Phytocannabinoids and terpenoids : the principal active ingredients of medicinal cannabis -- Genotypes, phenotypes, and chemotypes of medical cannabis -- pt. 2. Using medical cannabis -- Metabolizing medical cannabis -- Dosage : a short introduction -- Storing cannabis -- Cannabis contaminants, pathogens, pesticides, and adulterants -- Forms of cannabis -- Delivery and dosing -- Using medicinal cannabis in the workplace -- pt. 3. Varieties of medical cannabis -- What makes a cannabis variety and why it's important -- Afghan -- AK-47 -- Blueberry -- Blue Dream -- Bubba Kush -- Chem '91/Chemdawg -- Cherry Cough -- G13 -- Grand Daddy Purple -- Harlequin -- Haze -- Hindu Kush -- Jack Herer -- LA Confidential -- Malawi Gold -- Neville's Haze -- Northern Lights #5 X Haze -- OG Kush -- Pincher Creek -- Purple Urkle -- S.A.G.E. -- Sensi Star -- Skunk #1 -- Sour Diesel -- Strawberry Cough -- Trainwreck -- White Widow -- pt. 4. Medical uses of cannabis -- Alzheimer's Disease -- Anxiety disorders -- Arthritis -- Asthma -- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder -- Autism Spectrum disorders -- Autoimmune disorders -- Cachexia and appetite disorders -- Cancer -- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome -- Diabetes -- Fibromyalgia -- Gastrointestinal disorders -- Gerontology -- Glaucoma -- Hepatitis C -- HIV/AIDS -- Insomnia and sleep disorders -- Migraine and headache -- Multiple Sclerosis and movement disorders -- Nausea and vomiting -- Neuropathy -- Pain -- Parkinson's Disease -- Post-traumatic Stress Disorder -- Schizophrenia -- Seizure disorders -- Skin conditions -- Stress -- Cannabis and adolescence -- Cannabis and children -- Cannabis and pregnancy -- Cannabis and preventive medicine -- Cannabis and women's health -- Cannabis dependence and withdrawal -- Glossary
Control code
ocn857109933
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9781579129514
Lccn
2015304768
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781579129514
  • (OCoLC)857109933

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