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Marijuana and Medicine: The Need for a Science-Based Approach

United States

Marijuana and Medicine: The Need for a Science-Based Approach

Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Res

by United States

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Published by Government Printing Office .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10117933M
ISBN 100160742846
ISBN 109780160742842

  Ezra Parzybok says his book aims to clear up confusion about medical marijuana. GAZETTE STAFF/Sarah Crosby. Cannabis consultant Ezra Parzybok is shown Oct. 18, in his Northampton office. Dr. Michelle Weiner is a unique player in the wellness industry, taking an innovative approach to providing health and wellness services. She is known as South Florida's Medical Cannabis and CBD expert and educator. Dr. Weiner is double board certified in Interventional Pain Management and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Spine and Wellness Centers of America.

So far, medical marijuana has been legalized in 31 states and nine have legalized its recreational use. The Marijuana Policy Project estimates that more than million people in the United States are using marijuana, or cannabis, as medicine. Recreational use is even higher, with more than million users, according to a national survey.. As one researcher, neuroscientist Staci.   Marijuana reduces the need for opioids to relieve pain and studies have shown lower opioid-related overdose death rates when legal. It may be just a matter of a few years before federal decriminalization of marijuana becomes a reality and, as is the case with alcohol, it will be a matter left up to each of the states and the District of Columbia.

  The Moral Case for Legalizing Marijuana 01/11/ pm ET Updated While a recent Gallup poll revealed that a majority of Americans support legalizing marijuana, and Ron Paul -- a proponent -- has run well in the early GOP presidential primaries, most mainstream politicians still refuse to touch the subject, and many. A group of scholars and clinicians have released a public letter that refutes many of the claims in Alex Berenson’s new book, Tell Your Children: The Truth about Marijuana, Mental Illness and Violence. Berenson’s book has generated extensive national media attention despite being riddled with inaccuracies, cherry-picked evidence, and straw men.


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Parzybok, 43, whose book is scheduled to be released in Julyis a former teacher, certified as a cannabis consultant through the online Holistic Cannabis Academy. He has been researching medical marijuana, its effect on the body, and its various applications for the last five years.

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