Cannabis (seeing through the smoke): The New Science of Cannabis and Your Health

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Cannabis (seeing through the smoke): The New Science of Cannabis and Your Health

Cannabis (seeing through the smoke): The New Science of Cannabis and Your Health

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Giving us a big chunk of medical data, recreational regulated markets and harm reductionist policies to draw experience from. The drug became illegal due to propaganda from the US where the world turned against the drug after a clever propaganda campaign in the US, where the end of alcohol prohibition in 1933 threatened many police jobs. Readers will delight in the historical as well as the scientific focus brought to life by Grinspoon, whose roots and professional experience provide a unique and fascinating perspective.

After completing his medical training at Guy's Hospital London, continuing in neurology to MRCP, he went on to his psychiatric training in Oxford, he continued there as a lecturer and then later as a Wellcome Senior Fellow in psychiatry. The debate about the legal status of this ubiquitous herb is set to continue but Professor Nutt’s book throws considerable light on this contentious issue. The medicinal and compassionate use arguments for rare diseases like rare seizure conditions will probably be the hardest to deny, but the overall view is one where enforcement has caused more harm than good and a regulated market would be a victory across the board, according to the information in this book. We now have more than 2,500 patients enrolled, who are using a range of medical cannabis products, from formulations of mostly cannabidiol to just THC and all ratios in between,” Professor Nutt says. Steeped in a deep pharmacological understanding of cannabis and aided by up-to-date analysis of scientific cannabis-related studies, Seeing through the Smoke amplifies a voice trusted by both sides of the ongoing debate about functional and responsible cannabis policies post-prohibition.

This is the essential knowledge that cuts through the noise and give us evidence-based information that will change people’s lives. Some of the personal testaments from patients with epilepsy or various muscular diseases who’ve gone from zero quality of life to now being able to live independently are nothing short of incredible.

Read more about the condition New: A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages. The definitive guide to cannabis and your health, from world-renowned professor of neuropsychopharmacology David Nutt. The figures are too small and fairly difficult to read, but overall this is clear, well argued and easy to read. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. Grinspoon’s Harvard Health articles have reached tens of millions of readers, have been widely referenced in the national media, and have been cited in congressional testimony.Whole genome analysis shows that the genes for cannabis use are the same for risk overdose psychosis,” he says. We need to move medical cannabis from Schedule 2 to Schedule 4 [of the Misuse of Drugs Act] and allow GPs to prescribe. In this lively, witty, and deeply personal book, Grinspoon takes readers on a fascinating tour of everything you ever wanted to know about the benefits of cannabis—especially what it can do to ameliorate suffering and enhance human potential—while always remaining grounded in the scientific evidence.

Sadly, we are surrounded by politicians in the Daily Mail and similar newspapers speaking utter nonsense and causing significant harm with their emotional stories and blinded to clear evidence that shows we need to be using this as a treatment. Grinspoon's Harvard Health articles have reached tens of millions of readers, have been widely referenced in the national media, and have been cited in congressional testimony. By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions. countries including Holland, Belgium and Germany have made cannabis a medicine and yet in the UK it's even mainly illegal as a form of treatment.In David’s first ground-breaking book on the subject, he will cover its impact of all areas of the body and the brain and its effective use for treatment of illness from chronic pain, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and PTSD, to anxiety and depression. Grinspoon presents both sides of the divisive issues polarizing society today, allowing the reader to reconsider what is and isn’t true about cannabis.

The UK Government has persisted with prohibition policies, which … have not reduced the consumption of cannabis,” says Professor Nutt, and may exacerbate harms and fuel crime. Following in the family tradition - Grinspoon's father Lester wrote two seminal books on marijuana - Seeing Through the Smoke can help heal the scars left by the government’s failed war on cannabis. Read about how we’ll protect and use your data in our Privacy Notice. And thus, along with Harry Jacob Anslinger who was a United States government official who served as the first commissioner of the U. By purchasing the item from Charlies Chapters Ltd you agree that you are happy to receive a revised edition.In David's first ground-breaking book on the subject, he will cover its impact of all areas of the body and the brain and its effective use for treatment of illness from chronic pain, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and PTSD, to anxiety and depression.



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