The Science of Marijuana

Paperback | February 13, 2008

byLeslie L. Iversen

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In The Science of Marijuana Leslie Iversen explains the remarkable advances that have been made in scientific research on cannabis with the discovery of specific receptors and the existence of naturally occurring cannabis-like substances in the brain. Dr. Iversen provides an objective andup-to-date assessment of the scientific basis for the medical use of cannabis and what risks this may entail. The recreational use of the drug and how it affects users is described along with some predictions about how attitudes to cannabis may change in the future.

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In The Science of Marijuana Leslie Iversen explains the remarkable advances that have been made in scientific research on cannabis with the discovery of specific receptors and the existence of naturally occurring cannabis-like substances in the brain. Dr. Iversen provides an objective andup-to-date assessment of the scientific basis f...

Leslie Iversen is a Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Oxford.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 5.51 × 8.11 × 0.71 inPublished:February 13, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195328248

ISBN - 13:9780195328240

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Table of Contents

PrefaceForeword by Solomon H. Snyder1. Introduction2. The Pharmacology of Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (Thc)- The Psychoactive Ingredient in cannabis3. Endocannabinoids4. The Effects of Cannabis on the Central Nervous System5. Medical Uses of Marijuana- Fact or Fantasy?6. Is Cannabis Safe?7. The Recreational Use of Cannabis8. What Next?

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"I highly recommend this very informative and enjoyable read to anyone who has an interest in the benefits and potential hazards of medicinal and/or recreational use of marijuana."--Doody's