Despite limited clinical evidence, a number of medical conditions and associated symptoms have been approved by state legislatures as qualifying conditions for medicinal cannabis use. Table 1 contains a summary of medicinal cannabis indications by state, including select disease states and qualifying debilitating medical conditions or symptoms.10,60,61 The most common conditions accepted by states that allow medicinal cannabis relate to relief of the symptoms of cancer, glaucoma, human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, and MS. A total of 28 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico now allow comprehensive public medical marijuana and cannabis programs.10 The National Conference of State Legislatures uses the following criteria to determine if a program is comprehensive:
Cervantes is a world-renowned expert on indoor, outdoor, and greenhouse cannabis cultivation. He puts more than thirty years of expert cannabis growing knowledge and hands-on experience at your fingertips with his books, articles, photographs and Youtube videos. His expert advice has guided millions of growers worldwide to apply simple, effective horticultural techniques to high-yield closet, basement, backyard, and guerrilla gardens.
Cervantes traveled to five continents and lived British Colombia, Canada, California, Oregon, Washington State in the USA and the Netherlands and Spain to research cannabis cultivation. He continues to research, publish, make videos, and draw a discussion about his favorite plant with an international community on his forum at www.marijuanagrowing.com.
Beyond Buds details how award-winning artisans make hash and concentrates, and includes modern techniques utilizing dry ice and CO2. The book is a primer on making kief, water hash, tinctures, topicals, edibles, and other extracts from cannabis leaves, trim, and bud bits, and it goes on to explore and simplify the more exotic and trendy marijuana-infused products, such as butane hash oil (BHO), shatter, wax, and budder. Marijuana icon Ed Rosenthal and leading cannabis reporter David Downs guide readers through the best new consumer products, and demonstrate how to make and use the safest, cleanest extracts.
Professional culinary and medical marijuana advocate Jessica Catalano makes it easy for you to create your own top-class cannabis cuisine. Catalano pairs every recipe with a cannabis strain whose flavor complements that of the dish. Readers learn how to match specific types of cannabis with meals to enhance flavor and effects. Featuring 11 different extraction methods and recipes for every meal of the day, The Ganja Kitchen Revolution s is the only marijuana cookbook to harness the flavor and effects of individual cannabis strains to make healthy marijuana meals for patients, adult users, and budding canna-chefs.
A definitive guide to medical marijuana cultivation and consumption & explains all the essential techniques to grow cannabis. 2,000+ beautiful color images illustrate this book. Medical cannabis history, cannabinoid measurement & medical varieties provide a background for medical patients & caregivers. The Medicinal Concentrates & Cooking with Medicinal Cannabis chapters feature different methods to concentrate & consume cannabis. Each stage of plant growth is detailed and graphically explained -- seed, seedling, vegetative growth, clones & mother plants & flowering. Harvest, drying & curing information aims to preserve cannabinoids. Garden room & greenhouse design, construction, maintenance & care. Each aspect of cannabis cultivation is examined in detail with a focus on organic practices, preserving the sanctuary, meters, air, light, lamps & electricity, soil, containers, water, nutrients, additives, container culture & hydroponics, diseases, pests & breeding.
For relief from those aches and pains, marijuana-infused topicals, balms, lotions and bath bombs are a possibility and can be paired with non-cannabis-related products, like a gift card for a massage. At Common Citizen, which has medical marijuana dispensaries in Flint, Detroit and Battle Creek, employees have been packaging the items in specialty bags along with bottles of water. Some well-known brands include Mary's Medicinals, MaryJane Medicinals, Dori balms and Chill medicated rubs.
This book brings clarity for both patients and health care providers (who receive little to no formal education about medical cannabis) and is a comprehensive guide to this re-emerging field of medicine.
A definitive guide to medical marijuana cultivation and consumption & explains all the essential techniques to grow cannabis. 2,000+ beautiful color images illustrate this book.Medical cannabis history, cannabinoid measurement & medical varieties provide a background for medical patients & caregivers. The Medicinal Concentrates & Cooking with Medicinal Cannabis chapters feature different methods to concentrate & consume cannabis. 2b1af7f3a8