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Last Updated: Oct 8, 2014 URL: Print Guide Email Alerts
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Related Keywords

  • Cannabis Sativa
  • Marijuana -- Therapeutic use
  • Chronic Disease -- drug therapy -- United States.
  • Cannabinoids -- Therapeutic use
  • Materia medica, Vegetable
  • Marijuan -- Law and legislation
  • Cannabis -- Therapeutic use


Print Books

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Medical Marijuana - Lynn Zott (Editor)
Call Number: RM666.C266 M432 2013
ISBN: 0737760567

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Pot, Inc.: inside medical marijuana, America’s most outlaw industry - Greg Campbell
Call Number: RM666.C266 C34 2012
ISBN: 1402779259

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Cannabiz: the explosive rise of the medical marijuana industry - John Geluardi
Call Number: RM666.C266 G45 2010
ISBN: 0982417195

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Information Plus Alcohol, Tobacco and Illicit Drug - Gale Editor (Editor)
Call Number: REF HV 4999.2.A433 2011
ISBN: 1414448538

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Culture Wars in America - Roger Chapman (Editor); James Ciment (Editor)
Call Number: REF HM1121 .C85 2014
ISBN: 0765683024

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Encyclopedia of Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery - Nancy A. Roget (Editor); Gary L. Fisher (Editor)
Call Number: REF RC563.4 .E53 2009
ISBN: 1412950848



Medical Marijuana:  marijuana, which is derived from the dried leaves and flowers of the herbal plant Cannabis sativa, is used illegally as a recreational drug but also legally when prescribed for medicinal and therapeutic uses.

(Salem Health Addictions and Substance Abuse, 2013)


Narrow the topic

  • Should medical marijuana be legal?
  • Will medical marijuana will open door to full legalization of marijuana?
  • How does the government regulate and monitor the medical marijuana dispensaries?
  • What are some challenges facing states that have legalized the use of medical marijuana?
  • What affect would the legalizing of marijuana have on drug trafficking in the United States?
  • Should marijuana use be regulated by the federal government?
  • How does stated legalization conflict with the federal law?
  • Is medical marijuana useful in reducing pain compared to other therapies?



Electronic Books on Medical Marijuana

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Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine - Laurie J. Fundukian (Editor)
Call Number: Ebook
ISBN: 9781414448725
Publication Date: 2009

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Addictions and Substance Abuse - Robin Kamienny Montvilo (Editor)
Call Number: Ebook
ISBN: 158765959X
Publication Date: 2013

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Understanding Marijuana - Mitch Earleywine
Call Number: Ebook
ISBN: 0195138937
Publication Date: 2002

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Cannabinoids As Therapeutics - Raphael Mechoulam
Call Number: Ebook
ISBN: 376437358X
Publication Date: 2005

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Films On Demand Video Collection

Below are some titles in our Films On Demand Video Collection on the topic of medical marijuana and its legalization. Your ID# and pin (MMDD) are required to access the videos.

  • Marijuana: Medical Uses
  • Cannabis - Tradition
  • Cannabis - Horticultural Challenges
  • Medical Use of Cannabis
  • Legalization of Marijuana
  • Marijuana: Legal or Illegal?

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