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Author Newton, David E., author

Title Marijuana : a reference handbook / David E. Newton
Edition Second edition
Published Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 372 pages) : illustrations
Series Contemporary world issues
Contemporary world issues
Contents 1. Background and history -- 2. Problems, issues, and solutions -- 3. Perspectives -- 4. Profiles -- 5. Data and documents -- 6. Annotated bibliography -- 7. Chronology
Summary This book examines the production, consumption, and regulation of the Cannabis plant; the plant's commercial, recreational, medicinal, and religious applications; and the various attempts to regulate the production and consumption of marijuana in the United States and other parts of the world. Additionally, it provides a detailed history of the role of marijuana in society, and presents arguments for and against its legalization or decriminalization
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 27, 2017)
Subject Drug legalization -- United States
Marijuana -- History
Marijuana -- Therapeutic use -- United States
Drug legalization.
MEDICAL -- Pharmacology.
Marijuana -- Therapeutic use.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016055665
ISBN 1440850518
1440850526 (electronic book)
9781440850523 (electronic book)
(alkaline paper)