Marijuana: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition

  • David E. Newton
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  • ISBN-10: 1440850526
  • ISBN-13: 9781440850523
  • DDC: 615.3
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 372 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released December 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This single-volume resource provides sound, up-to-date information and authoritative resources for research on the controversial topics of the use of marijuana for medical and recreational purposes and the effects of marijuana use on society.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in the Contemporary World Issues Series.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Preface to the First Edition.
Preface to the Second Edition.
Half Title Page.
1: Background and History.
2: Problems, Issues, and Solutions.
3: Marijuana Is Not Safe and Is Not Medicine.
4: The Waiting Game.
5: An Effective Public Health Approach to Reduce Marijuana Use.
6: Government Research Support and Marijuana Legalization Brightens the Spotlight on the Endocannabinoid System.
7: Medical Marijuana: A Perspective.
8: Lies and Deception: The Origins of Today’s Federal Marijuana Policy.
9: The Threat of Big Marijuana.
10: Is Marijuana Medicine? The Answer is Yes, No, and Maybe.
11: Common Sense Marijuana Policy Revisited.
12: Profiles.
Data and Documents.
13: Data.
14: Documents.
Annotated Bibliography.
About the Author.