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Cannabis extracts in medicine : the promise of benefits in seizure disorders, cancer, and other conditions / Jeffrey Dach, Elaine A. Moore, and Justin Kander.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780786496631
  • ISBN: 0786496630
  • ISBN: 147662111X
  • ISBN: 9781476621111
  • Physical Description: vii, 212 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2015]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Cannabidiol (CBD) -- Cannabis botany, taxonomy and growth -- The endocannabinoid receptor system -- Medical marijuana -- Cannabis phytochemicals and extracts -- Medical cannabis for seizure disorders -- Medical cannabis for cancer and pain -- Research studies on cannabidiol -- Legal issues, cannabis farming and politics -- Notable individuals in the cannabis extract movement.
Summary, etc.:
"While the United States government restricts medicinal cannabis research, advances have been made in Israel, Spain and Italy. Focusing on the biochemical properties, medical benefits and psychological effects of cannabinoids, this book provides an overview of current research and clinical trials, examines the rationales behind cannabis' status as a Schedule I narcotic and discusses uses of industrial hemp"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Cannabinoids > Therapeutic use.
Marijuana > Therapeutic use.
Cannabinoids > therapeutic use.
Medical Marijuana > therapeutic use.
Neoplasms > drug therapy.
Seizures > drug therapy.
Cannabinoids > Therapeutic use.
Marijuana > Therapeutic use.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General.