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Definition

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)

 

Print Books

 

Electronic Books on Medical Marijuana



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Understanding Marijuana - Mitch Earleywine
ISBN: 0195138937
Publication Date: 2002

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

 

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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

     

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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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