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Browse the latest eBooks acquired by the library.
Cannabis for Dummies by
Publication Date: 2019-05-07
It presents the science behind the use of this amazingly therapeutic plant, including hands-on knowledge and education you need to make an informed decision about your cannabis purchase, as a patient and a consumer.
The Politics of Marijuana by
Publication Date: 2019-08-13
It explores the socio-political dimensions of cannabis as the world transitions from Harry Anslinger's Reefer Madness prohibition to an as-yet-to-be-defined future. This book brings together a wide variety of perspectives on the past, present, and fast-changing future of cannabis.
Cannabis on Campus by
Publication Date: 2018-01-24
Cannabis on Campus is a comprehensive resource on the implications of marijuana legalization for college campuses. The authors use their considerable experience in college alcohol and other drug (AOD) counseling to provide a sweeping look at the cannabis culture found in our universities.
Cannabis Consulting by
Publication Date: 2018-07-03
Cannabis Consulting is both a handbook and a report from the front lines of medical marijuana use. It was written for the patients, families, law enforcement, and health professionals all trying to make decisions about cannabis at this critical era of transition.
Publication Date: 2018-04-26
This book presents information to healthcare professionals focusing on medical cannabis. It is a science-based overview providing clinical recommendations and dosing guidelines for practitioners to advise patients appropriately.
Cannabis sativa by
Publication Date: 2017
This book highlights current Cannabis research: its botany, authentication, biotechnology, in vitro propagation, chemistry, cannabinoids biosynthesis, metabolomics, genomics, biomass production, quality control, and pharmacology.
Craft Weed by
Publication Date: 2018-11-13
Ryan Stoa argues that the future of the marijuana industry should be powered by small farms-that its model should be more craft beer than Anheuser-Busch. Stoa interviews veteran and novice marijuana growers, politicians, activists, and investors. [...] Craft Weed makes clear that marijuana legalization has the potential to revitalize rural communities and the American family farm.
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You can also search one of the popular video databases (Rutgers-restricted):
Going to Pot
This segment of Sunday Morning is about marijuana legalization in Colorado. (Streaming video, 8 min).
The Medicine in Marijuana
Across centuries and cultures, people have told stories about the healing powers of cannabis, but the plural of anecdote is not evidence. Now, the science is catching up with the stories. (Streaming video, 35 min)
A life of its own: the truth about medical marijuana
A documentary dedicated to providing clarity and understanding around one of the world's most stigmatised and controversial issues - medicinal cannabis. (Streaming video, 81 min)
The marijuana revolution
This two-hour special from HISTORY will take a 360-degree look at the growing industry that is marijuana.
60 minutes. Colorado pot
Bill Whitaker checks in on Colorado after becoming the first state to legalize recreational pot. (Streaming video, 13:45 min)
Billion dollar crop
Doctors, agronomists, farmers, and manufacturers comment on the value of hemp, or cannabis fibre, especially to the Australian agricultural economy. (Streaming video, 55 min)
American drug war. 2, Cannabis destiny
The film follows the traumatic story of a young boy named Cash Hyde who is repeatedly denied cannabis oil, the only medicine that appears to shrink his brain tumor. (Streaming video, 90 min)
Marijuana Videos from Alexander Street
A selection of related titles. (Rutgers-restricted.)
Grass is Greener
A Netflix documentary from 2019 following the history of marijuana in the US. It focuses on racial disparities in the cannabis market pointing out issues with legalization to that effect.
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The Language of Marijuana
Marijuana has many synonyms. Various databases might use different terms as subject headings (i.e., tags indicating the main topic of the article). For example, most medical databases will follow the MeSH (Medical Subject Heading), cannabis. Psychology databases may use cannabis or marijuana, business and social science databases prefer marijuana.
The plant genus in the Cannabaceae plant family, Urticales order, Hamamelidae subclass. The flowering tops are called many slang terms including pot, marijuana, hashish, bhang, and ganja. The stem is an important source of hemp fiber.
Hashish; Hashishs; Hemps; Hemp; Plant, Hemp; Hemp Plant; Marihuana; Marijuana; Plants, Hemp; Cannabi; Hemp Plants; Bhangs; Bhang; Cannabis indica; Cannabis sativa; Ganja; Ganjas
Synonyms: Marijuana-Related Disorder; Marijuana-Related Disorders; Disorders, Marijuana-Related; Marijuana Related Disorder; Disorder, Marijuana-Related; Marijuana Uses, Recreational; Use, Recreational
Source: MeSH (Medical Subject Headings), National Library of Medicine