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Kirtland Community College Library HV 5822 .M3 V36 2017 30775305538614 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781440836725
  • ISBN: 1440836728
  • ISBN: 9781440836732
  • ISBN: 1440836736
  • Physical Description: print
    xiii, 284 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Patterns and trends. Is marijuana use or misuse more widespread than ever before? ; Does marijuana use or misuse vary by race or ethnicity? ; Does marijuana use or misuse vary by population density? ; Does marijuana use or misuse vary by family income level? ; Does marijuana use or misuse vary by employment status? ; Does marijuana use or misuse vary by education level? ; Does marijuana use or misuse vary by marital status? -- Risks and benefits. Is accurate information about the risks and benefits of marijuana widely available? ; Does marijuana use or misuse increase risk for physical health problems? ; Does marijuana pose more of a health risk than tobacco or alcohol? ; Does marijuana pose less of a health risk than other illicit drugs? ; Is marijuana safe and effective for treating medical disorders? ; Are all medical uses for marijuana substantiated by research? ; Does marijuana cause cancer? ; Is marijuana addictive? -- Policy considerations. Was marijuana criminalized to protect public health and safety? ; Do most Americans support the criminalization of marijuana? ; Is marijuana use a "gateway" to other illicit drug use or misuse? ; Does marijuana use or misuse increase criminal behavior? ; Is driving under the influence of marijuana safe? ; Are marijuana infractions fairly punished? ; Is treatment for marijuana misuse needed? ; Is treatment for marijuana misuse effective? ; Is marijuana prohibition effective?.
Summary, etc.: Drawing on scientific evidence from medicine, psychology, criminology, and sociology, this book explores the veracity of claims about marijuana use and misuse.
Subject: Marijuana Social aspects
Marijuana Therapeutic use
Marijuana Government policy
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