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The Resource The marijuana question : and science's search for an answer, Helen C. Jones and Paul W. Lovinger ; with a foreword by C. Everett Koop

The marijuana question : and science's search for an answer, Helen C. Jones and Paul W. Lovinger ; with a foreword by C. Everett Koop

Label
The marijuana question : and science's search for an answer
Title
The marijuana question
Title remainder
and science's search for an answer
Statement of responsibility
Helen C. Jones and Paul W. Lovinger ; with a foreword by C. Everett Koop
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Tells what scientists have found out about marijuana. Describes scientific experiments, society's problems and disturbing questions about the drug
Cataloging source
DLC
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Jones, Helen C
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Lovinger, Paul W
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marijuana
  • Marijuana
  • Drug abuse
  • Cannabis
  • Marijuana Abuse
Label
The marijuana question : and science's search for an answer, Helen C. Jones and Paul W. Lovinger ; with a foreword by C. Everett Koop
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 486-521
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Cannabis and the body. The lungs and respiratory system : In a nutshell ; The Ganja experience ; Is it carcinogenic? ; Some studies of smoking and sickness ; Contamination ; Tobacco versus marijuana -- Sex, reproduction, and offspring : The sexes ; Males ; Females ; The newborn -- The heart and circulatory system : A sad study and a short summary ; Experimental chronicle ; Lethality -- Immunity and resistance : Health and the macrophage ; Kif in the Rif ; Dispute over lymphocytes ; Animal contributions ; Do users suffer more illness? ; The liver -- The cells and chromosomes : Genetic question ; Cellular activity ; Cancer in rodents -- pt. II. Cannabis and the psyche. The brain : In general ; Mainly humans ; Monkeys and others -- The mind : High-mindedness: studies of cannabis intoxication ; In the long run: studies of chronic use ; Out of their minds: cannabis and psychic illness -- pt. III. Cannabis and society. The changing scene : Smokers ; Reefers ; Attitudes -- Driving : Under the influence ; Researching stoned and drunken drivers ; Accidents will happen ; California's quest ; the development of chemical testing -- Aviation and other transportation : Smoky skies ; Two train wrecks -- The nonsmoker : Involuntary smoking ; Other hazards -- Dependence : Is it addictive? ; Getting hooked and unhooked ; Handicapped kids, divergent doctors, and organized parents -- Crime : Studies from several lands ; The "drug culture" and the law -- Other drugs : The stepping-stone theory ; Interaction -- The military : Drugs and nukes ; Vietnam ; Probing high and low -- Medicine : Marijuana for therapy: opposite views ; Perspective, historical and medicinal ; Formalities ; Sickening situation ; Shall the eyes have it? -- Commentary -- Supplement : A. Distribution of THC from a marijuana cigarette ; B. THC content of confiscated cannabis samples ; C. Chemical structures of cannabinoids ; D. Chemical constituents of cannabis preparations ; E. Marijuana and tobacco reference cigarettes: analysis of mainstream smoke ; F. Percentage of Americans using drugs of abuse ; G. Quotations continued from "The Mind"
Control code
10877543
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 537 pages
Isbn
9780396083993
Lccn
84010277
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)718672
Label
The marijuana question : and science's search for an answer, Helen C. Jones and Paul W. Lovinger ; with a foreword by C. Everett Koop
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 486-521
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Cannabis and the body. The lungs and respiratory system : In a nutshell ; The Ganja experience ; Is it carcinogenic? ; Some studies of smoking and sickness ; Contamination ; Tobacco versus marijuana -- Sex, reproduction, and offspring : The sexes ; Males ; Females ; The newborn -- The heart and circulatory system : A sad study and a short summary ; Experimental chronicle ; Lethality -- Immunity and resistance : Health and the macrophage ; Kif in the Rif ; Dispute over lymphocytes ; Animal contributions ; Do users suffer more illness? ; The liver -- The cells and chromosomes : Genetic question ; Cellular activity ; Cancer in rodents -- pt. II. Cannabis and the psyche. The brain : In general ; Mainly humans ; Monkeys and others -- The mind : High-mindedness: studies of cannabis intoxication ; In the long run: studies of chronic use ; Out of their minds: cannabis and psychic illness -- pt. III. Cannabis and society. The changing scene : Smokers ; Reefers ; Attitudes -- Driving : Under the influence ; Researching stoned and drunken drivers ; Accidents will happen ; California's quest ; the development of chemical testing -- Aviation and other transportation : Smoky skies ; Two train wrecks -- The nonsmoker : Involuntary smoking ; Other hazards -- Dependence : Is it addictive? ; Getting hooked and unhooked ; Handicapped kids, divergent doctors, and organized parents -- Crime : Studies from several lands ; The "drug culture" and the law -- Other drugs : The stepping-stone theory ; Interaction -- The military : Drugs and nukes ; Vietnam ; Probing high and low -- Medicine : Marijuana for therapy: opposite views ; Perspective, historical and medicinal ; Formalities ; Sickening situation ; Shall the eyes have it? -- Commentary -- Supplement : A. Distribution of THC from a marijuana cigarette ; B. THC content of confiscated cannabis samples ; C. Chemical structures of cannabinoids ; D. Chemical constituents of cannabis preparations ; E. Marijuana and tobacco reference cigarettes: analysis of mainstream smoke ; F. Percentage of Americans using drugs of abuse ; G. Quotations continued from "The Mind"
Control code
10877543
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 537 pages
Isbn
9780396083993
Lccn
84010277
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)718672

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