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TitleCannabis Pharmacy: The Practical Guide to Medical Marijuana
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Table of Contents
                            Title Page
Contents
Foreword
Introduction
Part 1: Cannabis as a Medicine
	Historical Context
	The Cannabis Plant
	How Medical Cannabis Does and Doesn’t Work
	How Cannabis Works Within the Body
	Adverse Effects of Medical Cannabis
	The Endocannabinoid System: a Brief Primer
	Phytocannabinoids and terpenoids—The Principal Active Ingredients of Medicinal Cannabis
	Genotypes, Phenotypes, and Chemotypes of Medical Cannabis
Part 2: Using Medical Cannabis
	Metabolizing Medical Cannabis
	Dosage: A Short Introduction
	Storing Cannabis
	Cannabis Contaminants, Pathogens, Pesticides, and Adulterants
	Forms of Cannabis
	Delivery and Dosing
	Using Medicinal Cannabis in the Workplace
Part 3: Varieties of Medical Cannabis
	What Makes a Cannabis Variety and Why it’s Important
	Afghan
	AK–47
	Blueberry
	Blue Dream
	Bubba Kush
	Chem’91/Chemdawg
	Cherry Cough
	G13
	Grand Daddy Purple
	Harlequin
	Haze
	Hindu Kush
	Jack Herer
	LA Confidential
	Malawi Gold
	Neville’s Haze
	Northern Lights #5 X Haze
	OG Kush
	Pincher Creek
	Purple Urkle
	S.A.G.E.
	Sensi Star
	Skunk #1
	Sour Diesel
	Strawberry Cough
	Trainwreck
	White Widow
Part 4: Medical Uses of Cannabis
	Alzheimer’s Disease
	Anxiety Disorders
	Arthritis
	Asthma
	Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
	Autism Spectrum Disorders
	Autoimmune Disorders
	Cachexia and Appetite Disorders
	Cancer
	Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
	Diabetes
	Fibromyalgia
	Gastrointestinal Disorders
	Gerontology
	Glaucoma
	Hepatitis C
	HIV/AIDS
	Insomnia and Sleep Disorders
	Migraine and Headache
	Multiple Sclerosis and Movement Disorders
	Nausea and Vomiting
	Neuropathy
	Pain
	Parkinson’s Disease
	Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
	Schizophrenia
	Seizure Disorders
	Skin Conditions
	Stress
	Cannabis and Adolescence
	Cannabis and Children
	Cannabis and Pregnancy
	Cannabis and Preventive Medicine
	Cannabis and Women’s Health
	Cannabis Dependence and Withdrawal
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Glossary
Index
Acknowledgments
Copyright Page
                        

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