Release on 2014-11 | by Jeff Ditchfield,Mel Thomas
The Definitive Guide to Using and Growing Medicinal Marijuana
Author: Jeff Ditchfield,Mel Thomas
Category: Health & Fitness
The Medical Cannabis Guidebook is the most exhaustive guide to medicinal cannabis produced to date, with information regarding the types of illnesses and diseases that can be helped by cannabis, real case studies from medical users, grow information, legal advice and more. With many recipes for extracts, descriptions of administration techniques, and discussions of the therapeutic uses of cannabis throughout the ages, it serves as a handbook for cannabis use and also allows patients to make and grow their own medicine, dose correctly and educate themselves.
"My doctor just recommended I try medical marijuana. Now what?" Award-winning journalist and author David Downs gets this question all the time. The Medical Marijuana Guide Book is the first concise, professional, mainstream "how to" guide to assessing medical cannabis. It covers the steps to obtain a doctor's recommendation for marijuana, followed by any further steps, such as going to dispensaries, or obtaining a state medical marijuana ID card. "How do I find a doctor who will recommend marijuana? How do I find a caregiver or dispensary to obtain it? How much should I use?" The answers are saving lives. Downs explains how patients typically use cannabis and for what conditions. Learn terms like THC, CBD, indica, sativa, edibles, vaporizers, and the science behind the botanical. Thanks to the rapid advance of medical marijuana law and research, Americans have entered a new era of treatment options for the toughest diseases. They have a lot of questions, and The Medical Marijuana Guide Book has the answers.
Helps healthcare professionals to navigate the maze of information and disinformation about medical cannabis Written for all healthcare professionals who are considering including medical cannabis in their treatment plans, this is the first handbook to disseminate all the information needed to advise patients safely and legally. Replete with evidence-based guidelines firmly grounded in the most up-to-date research, this resource covers the historical, legal, and biological context of medical cannabis so healthcare professionals can confidently discuss possible plans with their patients. Medical Cannabis Handbook for Healthcare Professionals delves into the biology of the endocannabinoid system addressing how cannabis interacts with the body, its effects and side effects, and how to manage cannabis-drug interactions. Chapters discuss in detail how to talk to patients, what language providers can and cannot use, protocols for patient-centered dosing, and the variety of available cannabinoid pharmaceuticals. Based on the latest research, this book demonstrates the efficacy of cannabis in treating a broad range of symptoms and conditions. Written for any healthcare professional who might have to answer patient questions about medical cannabis, this handbook dispels common myths and confirms little-known facts about medical cannabis. KEY FEATURES: Delivers the most up-to-date, evidence-based research on medical cannabis to enhance understanding of this complex topic Provides historical, legal, and biological content so that healthcare providers can confidently discuss medical cannabis with patients Dispels common cannabis myths and misinformation Discusses pain management regarding cannabis and opioids Co-published with Medical Marijuana 411, the leading medical cannabis education provider to offer online CME, CPE and CNE courses to health professionals worldwide; and required certifications for dispensary consultants
This is a comprehensive guide for creating a medical marijuana dispensary or delivery service, growing medical marijuana, and complying with California Law. This guidebook provides current detailed directions on how to open and operate a California medical marijuana dispensary and collective delivery services. It also provides information on how to legally grow medical marijuana and conform as a medical marijuana patient. This guide was written by seasoned California medical marijuana experts and there is no substitute of this quality available. You will learn: -What California business entities are required under SB 420 -How to incorporate as a not-for-profit -How to remain compliant with the various CA business requirements -How to determine what is reasonable compensation for employees and directors -How to properly calculate grower's reimbursements -About setting up internal controls, accounting and inventory tracking procedures -How to properly price medical marijuana for members. Also included are sample membership agreements and other compliance documents. www.californiadispensaryinfo.com
Truly global in scope and with contributions from leading researchers around the world, The Handbook of Cannabis is the definitive resource on this fascinating drug. Combining scientific perspectives and clinical applications, it covers a vast array of topics, from why over the centuries cannabis has been used as a medicine, through the regulations facing those wishing to self-administer cannabis or provide cannabis-based medicines, to the chemical structure ofits many constituents and the rapidly growing group of synthetic cannabinoids that are currently being used for 'legal highs'.The Handbook of Cannabis is a one-stop reference; essentialreading for all clinicians, pharmacologists, psychologists, and psychiatrists interested in this drug, as well as those working in the field of public health.
Release on 2017-12-12 | by Elisa Lottor, Ph.D., HMD
How to Naturally Reverse the Aging Process
Author: Elisa Lottor, Ph.D., HMD
Pubpsher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Health & Fitness
Turn on the body’s self-healing abilities, prevent illness before it starts, and reverse the aging process • Explains how to activate the body’s regenerative abilities and combat inflammation through diet, supplements, detox, herbs, exercise, energy medicine, and mindfulness • Examines the science of epigenetics and the potential of stem cell therapies for regeneration of joints and organs as well as for healing the telomeres of our DNA • Reveals the importance of hormone balance and sleep as a core regenerative therapy Harnessing the advances of the new paradigm of medicine--which focuses on the regenerative abilities of the body rather than symptom management--Elisa Lottor, Ph.D., HMD, explains how each of us can turn on the body’s self-healing abilities, prevent illness before it starts, and reverse the aging process to live longer, healthier, and happier lives. Beginning with a focus on the foods we eat, the author reveals how many diseases and symptoms of aging are the result of inflammation in the body, caused by poor diet and a lack of crucial nutrients. She explains the top foods to avoid, such as refined sugar, and the best nutrient-rich foods to include, along with easy and delicious recipes. Showing how regenerative medicine treats the roots of aging and disease, preventing them before they start, she details the regenerative properties of the liver complex, explaining the best ways to detox, and reveals how to restore optimal microbe balance in your gut. Dr. Lottor explores the regenerative properties of adaptogens, herbs, and nutriceuticals, the unobtrusive healing practices of energy medicine, the importance of hormone balance, and the concept of living water. She also underscores sleep as a core regenerative therapy. Looking at the most cutting-edge research in the rapidly emerging field of regenerative medicine, Dr. Lottor examines the potential of stem cell therapies for regeneration of joints and organs as well as for lengthening our DNA’s telomeres, the shrinkage of which is now considered a chief cause of aging. She also looks at the science of gene expression--epigenetics--and how DNA can be used as both a health predictor and a tool for preventing inherited diseases. Including a comprehensive resource section for finding products and practitioners, Dr. Lottor offers each of us the necessary tools and information to reverse aging and participate in your own wellness.
This easy-to-follow guidebook was specifically created to assist medical cannabis patients. Different medical cannabis strains work more effectively for some cannabis patients than others. This medical cannabis journal was designed to help medical marijuana patients record the effects they feel from various medical cannabis strains, cannabis dosages, and methods of consumption. Record whether the strain is indica, sativa, or a hybrid. Journal which medical symptoms were relieved from using medical marijuana. Document the floral, fruity, or woodsy notes of each strain. Did the cannabis patient feel uplifted, creative, relaxed, hungry? This cannabis journal will help the patient, or their caregiver, document their experience. Fantastic journal whether patient uses flower, edibles, a vaping concentrate, topical medication, or shatter. Whether smoking or dabbing, this medical cannabis journal can help a patient maximize the effectiveness of their natural medication by helping them to remember which cannabis strains were the most helpful. Space provided to record notes about the level of terpenes or whether the strain contains CBD vs THC. This guidebook is excellent for medical marijuana users fighting cancer, PTSD, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, depression, epilepsy, anxiety, chronic pain, lupus, auto-immune disorders and more.
The United States is in the midst of a new Golden Age of legal weed. Recreational marijuana is now legal in four states--Washington, Colorado, Oregon, and Alaska--and Washington, DC, while medical marijuana is legal in 25 states and counting. This definitive, hands-on, and experienced guide to the new world of decriminalized recreational marijuana, written by the lovingly blunt and unfailingly witty David Schmader, will educate and entertain the novice and experienced user alike. Complete with history, ways to enjoy, recipes, safety and legality tips, and medical-use information, this witty guide is perfect for gift giving.
The Easy Way to Identify and Enjoy Marijuana Strains
Author: Matt Mernagh
Matt Mernagh's Marijuana Smoker's Guidebook is the ultimate field guide for marijuana. Featuring 180 commercially-available cannabis strains from around the world, this book shows readers how to identify and enjoy the buds they've got and work out the buds they want. Every strain in the book has been tested by author Matt Mernagh himself and includes an informative, original and entertaining write up and high resolution photograph. This indispensable resource covers everything from Barney's Farm's LSD to the elusive Jean Guy, and many more of the world's favourite smokes.
Understanding, Medicating, and Cooking with Cannabis
Author: Daniels Hommes (Ph D)
Can Medical Cannabis help you? Forty-four states and the District of Columbia have legalized some form of Medical Cannabis for treatment of serious conditions. Pain, cancer, sleep disturbance, mood disorders, epilepsy, osteoporosis, anxiety disorders, and many others are all conditions that may be helped by this treatment. This book contain science of the cannabinoid system, then launches into practical topics, including medical cannabis treatment, dispensary management, paraphernalia, embodiments, routes of administration, and DIY treatment. He covers the complexities of state laws, learning the phases of treatment, working with dispensaries, understanding the different embodiments and routes of administration, knowing how to avoid undesirable psychotropic effects, and combining this approach with both traditional and alternative medical care.This Guidebook serves as a handbook for cannabis use and also allows patients to make and grow their own medicine, prepare it in the correct way for their specific illness, dose correctly, and educate themselves so they can make their own informed choices. An indispensable guide for anyone needing medical cannabis, anyone curious about its uses and even long time users looking to get the most out of their medicine.