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Cannabis From Pariah to Prescription
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Author(s) :
Ethan Russo
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Edition(s) at Erowid :
2003(pb,1st ed,fine)
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Haworth Press
Cannabis: From Pariah to Prescription reviews the latest research from recent clinical trials with cannabis and cannabinoids--outlining their place and future as prescription medicines. This book addresses the "road back" for cannabis medicines and society's reacceptance of cannabis as a prescription product. This book offers physicians, patients, scientists, and students a primer on this developing branch of pharmacology and therapeutics and is ideal for use in courses for medicine, psychopharmacology, alternative medicine, health policy, and pharmacology.

"Educational and Provocative. . . . Extremely Timely. A compendium of clinical studies conducted by GW Pharmaceuticals using their cannabis-based medical extracts (CBME). Dr. Russo's introduction reviews the potential therapeutic benefits of cannabis for a variety of maladies. This chapter will be particularly interesting to readers wishing to understand the possible reasons for the differences between herbal cannabis and pharmaceutically prepared delta-9-THC. It also presents the fascinating history of the development of CBME."
-- Ken Mackie, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology, Adjunct Professor of Physiology & Biophysics, U Washington School of Medicine.