The Science Of Marijuana

The Science Of Marijuana

The Science of Marijuana

In The Science of Marijuana Leslie Iversen explains the remarkable advances that have been made in scientific research on cannabis with the discovery of specific receptors and the existence of naturally occurring cannabis-like substances in the brain. Dr. Iversen provides an objective and up-to-date assessment of the scientific basis for the medical use of cannabis and what risks this may entail. The recreational use of the drug and how it affects users is described along with some predictions about how attitudes to cannabis may change in the future.


"I highly recommend this very informative and enjoyable read to anyone who has an interest in the benefits and potential hazards of medicinal and/or recreational use of marijuana."--Doody's

About the Author
Leslie Iversen is a Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Oxford.

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