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Author Hill, Kevin P., 1973-

Title Marijuana : the unbiased truth about the world's most popular weed / Kevin P. Hill.

Publication Info. Center City, Minnesota : Hazelden, 2015.

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Summary "The leading clinical expert on marijuana sifts through the myths about the drug to deliver an unbiased, comprehensive guide backed by scientific facts to give you the information you need to make informed decisions about marijuana. Marijuana, or weed, pot, grass, MJ, Mary Jane, reefer, cannabis, or hemp among dozens of other names-, has a long, colorful history dating back more than 2,000 years as the one of the most sought-after, mood-altering substances in the world. Societal opinion about the drug has dramatically swayed over the years, from viewing it as a grave danger to society in the 1930s film Reefer Madness, to a harmless recreational high in the '60s, to an addictive substance and gateway to such "hard" drugs as heroin today. The myths and misinformation about marijuana have only multiplied over the years as the controversy over legalization and medical marijuana grows. A nationally recognized clinical expert and leading researcher on marijuana, Kevin P. Hill provides a comprehensive guide to understanding the drug in Marijuana: Cutting through the Myths about the World's Most Popular Weed. , Through research-based historical, scientific, and medical information, Hill will help you sort through what you hear on the streets and in the media and cut straight to the facts. Whether you're a parent concerned about your child's use, someone with an illness considering medical marijuana as a treatment option, a user who has questions about its effect on your health, or if you're just trying to make up your mind about legalization, this book will give you the most current and unbiased information you need to make informed decisions about marijuana. "-- Provided by publisher.
"Marijuana, or weed, pot, grass, MJ, Mary Jane, reefer, cannabis, or hemp among dozens of other names--, has a long, colorful history dating back more than 2,000 years as the one of the most sought-after, mood-altering substances in the world. Societal opinion about the drug has dramatically swayed over the years, from viewing it as a grave danger to society in the 1930s film Reefer Madness, to a harmless recreational high in the '60s, to an addictive substance and gateway to such "hard" drugs as heroin today. The myths and misinformation about marijuana have only multiplied over the years as the controversy over legalization and medical marijuana grows. A nationally recognized clinical expert and leading researcher on marijuana, Kevin P. Hill provides a comprehensive guide to understanding the drug in Marijuana: Cutting through the Myths about the World's Most Popular Weed. Through research-based historical, scientific, and medical information, Hill will help you sort through what you hear on the streets and in the media and cut straight to the facts. Whether you're a parent concerned about your child's use, someone with an illness considering medical marijuana as a treatment option, a user who has questions about its effect on your health, or if you're just trying to make up your mind about legalization, this book will give you the most current and unbiased information you need to make informed decisions about marijuana. "-- Provided by publisher.
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Subject Marijuana.
Marijuana abuse.
Marijuana -- Therapeutic use.
Marijuana -- Law and legislation.
SELF-HELP / Substance Abuse & Addictions / Drug Dependence.
Marijuana. (OCoLC)fst01009256
Marijuana abuse. (OCoLC)fst01009285
Marijuana -- Law and legislation. (OCoLC)fst01009265
Marijuana -- Therapeutic use. (OCoLC)fst01009281
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Hill, Kevin P., 1973- Marijuana Center City, Minnesota : Hazelden, 2015 9781616495596 (DLC) 2014043842
ISBN 9781616495701 electronic bk.
1616495707 electronic bk.
9781616495596 (paperback)

 
    
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