7 edition of Contemporary Issues Companion - Marijuana found in the catalog.
November 20, 2001 by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English
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Grinspoon and B. As a result, by the time the spread of AIDS produced a new group of patients seeking help from marijuana, neither state nor federal Compassionate Use programs were available to them. In most cases, patients must show that they used marijuana in order to avoid serious medical harm. At the time the program closed, 28 people had been approved for treatment, but only the 13 who were already receiving marijuana continued to have it provided to them. In the s it was an accessory of the beat generation ; in the s it was used by college students and "hippies" and became a symbol of rebellion against authority. It is one of the most commonly used drugs in the world, following only caffeinenicotineand alcoholic beverages in popularity.
Tuesday July 18 Synthetic cannabinoids, which mimic the effects of THC, are the active components in so-called synthetic marijuana see designer drug. Court of Appeals, which eventually denied the request in February The portion of this law that concerns drug classification and control, known as the Controlled Substances Act CSAhas remained largely unchanged since its inception. It was administered as part of an existing program to provide seriously ill patients with promising medicines prior to their approval by the FDA. A minority of medical users—perhaps 10 percent, according to Chuck Thomas of the Marijuana Policy Project—make use of so-called cannabis buyers' clubs.
History of Marijuana Use Marijuana has been used as an agent for achieving euphoria since ancient times; it was described in a Chinese medical compendium traditionally considered to date from BC It also has a long history of use as a medicinal herb. Changing times create new challenges and issues. This fact should be kept in mind in reading this chapter. Given that 28 percent of adults 65 and older live alonethere's a good chance that a senior in your neighborhood could use a companion. Food and Drug Administration in ; synthetic THC is available by prescription in pill form as dronabinol Marinol and nabilone Cesamet. Instead, NIDA guidelines state that preference will be given to multipatient studies with specific endpoints.
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This situation presents a troubling paradox Contemporary Issues Companion - Marijuana book patients, caregivers, and physicians: if they use, procure, or recommend marijuana for medical purposes in compliance with state law, they are guilty of a federal crime.
Nearly Contemporary Issues Companion - Marijuana book percent of the center's more than active members are AIDS patients.
History of Marijuana Use Marijuana has been used as an agent for achieving euphoria since ancient Contemporary Issues Companion - Marijuana book it was described in a Chinese medical compendium traditionally considered to date from BC It also has a long history of use as a medicinal herb.
Known as Propositionit permits patients and their primary caregivers, with a physician's recommendation, to possess and cultivate marijuana for the treatment of AIDS, cancer, muscular spasticity, migraines, and several other disorders; it also protects them from punishment if they recommend marijuana to their patients.
Increasing numbers of AIDS patients were applying to the program, and its administrators worried that smoking marijuana would be harmful to people with compromised immune systems. There is [also] the possibility that a restudy of the drug by modern means may show other advantages to be derived from its medicinal use.
The defense must also convince the judge or jury that the harm of breaking the law in question is less severe than the harm the patient would suffer if deprived of marijuana. We have this inbred idea of nature and culture and mind and body standing on opposite sides of the big divide.
Hochman, Marijuana and Social Evolution ; E. Writing the Critical Essay: An Opposing Viewpoints Guide has all a student needs to complete an essay on a chosen controversial topic.
Many have observed that it is easier for the average high schooler to obtain marijuana than to buy a six-pack. A campaign conducted in the s by the U. The agency also stated that it would favor research on patients with serious or life-threatening conditions or those for whom no therapies exist.
Soon enough, you'll start to notice things — kids hanging out on the corner during school hours, a lack of recycling options in your parks, a lack of cheap, healthy food available to eat. A number of countries, including Canada, permit the medicinal use of the drug.
For many elderly people, it could exacerbate medical problems like dementia, depression, and heart disease. The tone of this piece establishes the very serious and very difficult task of shirking the political game being played around the widespread cultural acceptance of cannabis as an aid rather than a hindrance.
It is still considered a "gateway" drug by some authorities. Some ideas: Give your neighbor a ride, help him or her adopt an animal companionor lobby your place of work to be more senior-friendly via discounts and deliveries.
High doses can cause tachycardia, paranoia, and delusions. Moreover, studies designed to test marijuana's therapeutic properties must also receive approval from the FDA see Chapter However, in the late s many states rewrote their drug laws and imposed stricter penalties.Jun 18, · “The Pot Book: A Complete Guide to Cannabis” provides a political and scientific look into the plant’s abundant history, prohibition, legal ramifications and the potential for complete integration into medical circles in the near future.
Psychiatrist Julie Holland gathers academia’s leading experts and industry insiders to dispel misinformation and shed light on the ill-conceived. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.
The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. The Office of National Drug Control Policy has opposed legalization of the medical use of marijuana, citing law enforcement issues and the possibility that some would use it as a pretext to sell marijuana for nonmedical use, and the FDA said in that, despite the report, that marijuana "has no accepted or proven use in the United.Buy a cheap copy of Contemporary Pdf Companion - book by Christine Nasso.
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