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marijuana controversy

Carlton E. Turner

marijuana controversy

definition, research perspective, and therapeutic claims

by Carlton E. Turner

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Published by American Council on Marijuana and Other Psychoactive Drugs in New York, N.Y. (136 E. 64th St., New York 10021) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marijuana.,
  • Marijuana -- Physiological effect.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 30.

    Statementby Carlton E. Turner.
    ContributionsAmerican Council on Marijuana and Other Psychoactive Drugs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF209.C3 T87
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3887784M
    LC Control Number81216231

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    Publisher's Summary This book aims to raise awareness about the controversy of medical marijuana use. It should not be misconstrued as being opposed to, or in favor of the legalization of marijuana either for medical or recreational use. Myriads of books that are out there discuss, and even hype, about its healing properties.   The book lays out the case for marijuana's medicinal use — as well as for more research into the drug's long-term effects. "There's a fair amount of science behind it," Casarett says. "Those are.

    The Debate Over The Legalization Of Marijuana Words | 4 Pages. address my concern over the legalization of marijuana. The debate over the issue of marijuana and its legalization has been an immensely prevalent one in the nation over several years now. Controversy over Colorado Blue Book One issue under contention is how the amendment might be interpreted with regard to transferral of marijuana to minors over 15 years of age.


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