By Julie Holland M.D.
Best specialists at the technological know-how, background, politics, medication, and capability of America’s most well-liked leisure drug
• With contributions through Andrew Weil, Michael Pollan, Lester Grinspoon, Allen St. Pierre (NORML), Tommy Chong, and others
• Covers marijuana’s physiological and mental results, its medicinal makes use of, the complicated politics of hashish legislation, pot and parenting, its function in creativity, enterprise, and spirituality, and lots more and plenty extra
Exploring the position of hashish in medication, politics, background, and society, The Pot Book deals a compendium of the main up to date info and medical examine on marijuana from major specialists, together with Lester Grinspoon, M.D., Rick Doblin, Ph.D., Allen St. Pierre (NORML), and Raphael Mechoulam. additionally integrated are interviews with Michael Pollan, Andrew Weil, M.D., and Tommy Chong in addition to a pot broker and a farmer who grows for the U.S. govt.
Encompassing the huge spectrum of marijuana wisdom from stoner customs to clinical study, this publication investigates the head ten myths of marijuana; its physiological and mental results; its dangers; why joints are larger than water pipes and different harm-reduction information for clients; how humanity and hashish have co-evolved for millennia; the brain’s cannabis-based neurochemistry; the advanced politics of hashish legislations; its strength medicinal makes use of for melanoma, AIDS, Alzheimer’s, a number of sclerosis, and different health problems; its function in creativity, company, and spirituality; and the complex international of pot and parenting. As legalization turns into a truth, this ebook candidly bargains precious evidence and authoritative evaluations in a society packed with marijuana myths, misconceptions, and stereotypes.