By Michael Pollan, Andrew Weil, Julie Holland, Lester Grinspoon, Allen St. Pierre
Booklet (2010,Inner Traditions) ISBN: 9781594778988
Leading specialists at the technology, heritage, politics, medication, and strength 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 advanced politics of hashish legislations, pot and parenting, its function in creativity, company, and spirituality, and masses more
Exploring the function of hashish in medication, politics, historical past, and society, The Pot publication bargains a compendium of the main updated details and clinical study 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. Government.
Encompassing the large spectrum of marijuana wisdom from stoner customs to clinical study, this publication investigates the pinnacle ten myths of marijuana; its physiological and mental results; its hazards; 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 complicated politics of hashish legislations; its capability 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 advanced international of pot and parenting. As legalization turns into a fact, this ebook candidly deals useful evidence and authoritative critiques in a society choked with marijuana myths, misconceptions, and stereotypes.