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Marijuana & AIDS

Pot, Politics, and PWAs in America
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Medical / AIDS & HIV, Nausea, Health/Fitness, Treatment, Aids (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome), Health Care, Medical / Nursing, Medical / Alternative Medicine, Marijuana, Health Care Delivery, Anorexia, Diseases - AIDS & HIV, United States, Therapeutic use, AIDS (Disease), Chemotherapy, Complica
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ISBN 100936485078
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C Randall. The AIDS epidemic was a crucial influence on the growth of support for the medical marijuana movement. When federal officials responded to an increasing number of requests for marijuana from a growing population of AIDS patients Marijuana & AIDS book closing the Compassionate Use Investigational New Drug (IND) Program that supplied the drug, a grassroots Cited by: 3.

Marijuana law also includes practical administrative issues that states have had to deal with when they decide to legalize, in whole or in part, marijuana possession and use, such as how to reign in impaired driving caused by marijuana use, how to keep legal marijuana out of the hands of minors, and how best to regulate the number and location.

This book provides an extensive reference on the biology of marijuana and the role of molecular techniques in elucidating neuropharmacological aspects of cannabinoid receptors and the endogenous compounds that act upon them.

A U.S.-government-sponsored study by the Institute of Medicine found that marijuana appeared beneficial for certain medical conditions, such as nausea caused by chemotherapy and wasting caused by AIDS.

Because of the toxicity of marijuana smoke, however, it was hoped that further research might lead to development of new delivery systems, such as bronchial inhalers. This is the ultimate guide for cannabis connoisseurs and pot aficionados, as well as bud beginners and nug novices. Danny Danko, the senior cultivation editor of High Times, separates the folklore from the facts to get the real scoop on the highest quality sensimilla strains available to ganja growers all over the planet.

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Open Cannabis eBook Library - A wide range of ebooks are available. How to grow cannabis (indoors & outdoors), germinating, cloning, harvesting, curing, pruning, recipe books. Cannabinoids as. Marinol is a man-made form of cannabis (also known as marijuana). Marinol is used to treat loss of appetite that causes weight loss in people with AIDS.

Marinol is also used to treat severe nausea and vomiting caused by cancer chemotherapy. It is usually given after medicines to control nausea and vomiting have been tried without success.

Many of the medical marijuana advocates who spoke at the public sessions held by the IOM—among them cancer and AIDS patients, migraine sufferers, and people with spastic and movement disorders—described how marijuana helped relieve their painful symptoms (see Chapter 2).

Because marijuana is used to treat pain under such diverse circumstances and because the IOM team determined that marijuana.

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Marijuana as a Sleep Aid. One of the most common side effects of marijuana is drowsiness, which makes it a helpful sleep aid for just about anyone having difficulty sleeping. Many insomniacs will smoke a little bit of marijuana in the evening before they know they need to go to sleep.

For certain individuals, using marijuana is the only way. “Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness, and Violence” is an intensively researched and passionate dissent from the now prevailing view that marijuana is relatively harmless.

The book is a “bullhorn” (his word) for scientists and physicians whose research has, he argues, been drowned out by the triumphal cheers of. MARIJUANA AND AIDS. Although no comprehensive surveys have been conducted on medical marijuana users in the United States, small-scale polls indicate that most are seeking relief from symptoms of AIDS.

For example, each of the three California cannabis buyers' clubs—organizations that provide marijuana to patients—visited by the IOM team reported that more than 60 percent of their members requested the drug for AIDS treatment.

Peter McWilliams, a medical cannabis activist and author who died inwrote about his experiences as an AIDS and cancer patient. He spoke in depth about the role of cannabis in. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: iii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Other Titles: Marijuana and AIDS.

Responsibility. Because marijuana is a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act, the therapeutic benefits of cannabis are no longer mentioned in the formal education of health care professionals. Doctors who do learn of the drug's therapeutic value are often intimidated by its illegal status.

Thus millions of patients afflicted with such illnesses as glaucoma, AIDS, cancer, multiple sclerosis Reviews: 1. Abrams, D., et al., "Short-Term Effects of Cannabinoids in Patients with HIV-1 Infection," Annals of Internal Medicine, Aug deJong, B.C., et al., "Marijuana Use and its Association With Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy Among HIV-Infected Persons With Moderate to Severe Nausea," Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, January 1, Marijuana & AIDS: Pot, Politics, and Pwas in America Paperback – Jan.

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Alia does an exceptional job of balancing memoir with a well-researched narrative history of San Francisco, marijuana legislation, and the ways in which they intersected with LGBTQ rights and the AIDS /5(55). While medication may not be available, there are many other aids to help a pot addict to stop smoking pot (weed, marijuana).

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A San Francisco activist, Dennis Peron, whose late partner had used pot to help cope with the awful physical effects of AIDS, sponsored a successful referendum in San Francisco, in which voters urged the state to make marijuana available for medicinal uses—though little research, beyond users’ testimony, validated their claims for the.

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Your purchase helps support NPR programming. McWilliams was a photographer, and a collection of his own photographs were published in October in a book titled Portraits - A Book of Photographs by Peter McWilliams. McWilliams was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in He was arrested and charged with growing marijuana in   HIV/AIDS is known to cause severe pain that arises from complex sources, including joint, nerve, and muscle pain.

A new study from Canada conducted a one-year study that evaluated the safety of cannabis use by patients with chronic pain over 1 year. Participants were provided with a standardized cannabis product (% THC) in the form of.

The dangers of smoking marijuana, as well as the effects of its active chemical components on the immune system and on psychological health. The potential use of marijuana-based medications on symptoms of AIDS, cancer, multiple sclerosis, and several other specific disorders, in comparison with existing treatments.

In the state of Florida, HIV/AIDS is a qualifying condition for a medical marijuana means if you’ve been diagnosed with HIV/AIDS, a certified Florida medical marijuana doctor can recommend medical marijuana to treat and combat symptoms commonly associated with the virus.

In this article we will focus on what HIV/AIDS is and how medical marijuana. "This is by far one of the best books that discusses marijuana in terms of its use throughout the world."--AIDS Book Review Journal "This is by far one of the best books that discusses marijuana in Read more User-contributed reviews.

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Be the first. Similar Items. Related Subjects: (20) Marijuana. Recently reaching his 24th year living with HIV, Henry has relied on medical cannabis to help him throughout the years dealing with a variety of conditions. Less than half an ounce of medicinal marijuana (cannabis) per month is all AIDS patient Phil Alden needs to ease the nerve pain caused by HIV.

This is our hand-curated selection of the best marijuana books and books about cannabis and hemp in the world. All of these marijuana books are rated Stars or higher, and are considered industry standards of the highest quality.

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What is the risk of use or secondary exposure, including accidental ingestion, to marijuana or synthetic cannabinoids?A blazingly funny, heartfelt memoir from the daughter of the larger-than-life woman who ran Sticky Fingers Brownies, an underground bakery that distributed thousands of marijuana brownies per month and helped provide medical marijuana to AIDS patients in San Francisco—for fans of Armistead Maupin and Patricia Lockwood During the '70s in San Francisco, Alia's mother ran the underground.