Food Safety Lessons for Cannabis Infused Edibles

Food Safety Lessons for Cannabis Infused Edibles
Author: Kathy Knutson
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 238
Release: 2020-04-28
ISBN 10: 0128195371
ISBN 13: 9780128195376
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Food Safety Lessons for Cannabis-Infused Edibles details the world of cannabis-infused edibles and the way its manufacturing is evolving as the industry moves from isolation to regulatory compliance. The cannabis industry has unique challenges as cannabis-infused edibles are not regulated as food, drugs or dietary supplements at the federal level. Despite these current conditions, the industry is aware of the need to examine the safety of these edibles and prepare for a future of federal compliance. The book looks at the cannabis industry through a scientific lens to increase awareness and expertise in food safety within the field of cannabis-infused edibles. Includes lessons learned by the food industry Presents unique challenges in the manufacture of cannabis-infused edibles Provides information of US Federal food safety compliance Explores the current state of research regarding edibles

Food Safety Lessons for Cannabis Infused Edibles

Food Safety Lessons for Cannabis Infused Edibles
Author: Kathy Knutson
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 200
Release: 2020-03
ISBN 10: 0128195126
ISBN 13: 9780128195123
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Food Safety Lessons for Cannabis Infused Edibles Book Review:

Food Safety Lessons for Cannabis-infused Edibles details the world of cannabis-infused edibles and the way its manufacturing is evolving as the industry moves from isolation to regulatory compliance. The cannabis industry has unique challenges as cannabis-infused edibles are not regulated as food, drugs or dietary supplements at the federal level. Despite these current conditions, the industry is aware of the need to examine the safety of these edibles and prepare for a future of federal compliance. The book looks at the cannabis industry through a scientific lens to increase awareness and expertise in food safety within the field of cannabis-infused edibles.

Edibles

Edibles
Author: Stephanie Hua
Publsiher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2018-11-06
ISBN 10: 145217055X
ISBN 13: 9781452170558
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Edibles Book Review:

Bring a new herb into your kitchen with this tasty unique collection of recipes for bite-sized, low-dose sweet and savory cannabis edibles. This cookbook ventures boldly beyond pot brownies with delicious and unique baked confections as well as innovative savory treats. Designed for bakers and cooks of all skill levels, Edibles: Small Bites for the Modern Cannabis Kitchen includes simple recipes like spiced superfood truffles and roasted beet hummus, alongside more advanced recipes like artisanal marshmallows and Gruyére & green garlic gougéres—all brought to life with vibrant photography. Complete with instructions for creating master ingredients such as canna butters, oils, honey, and maple syrup, as well as information on dosage and portions and the science of cannabis, this cookbook slash baking book gives cannabis newbies and connoisseurs alike the info they need to create an easy, safe, and delicious edibles experience. • A DIY recipe book for beginner and advanced cannabis bakers • Contains detailed information on correct dosage and portions • Provides tips, tricks and tools of the trade Author Stephanie Hua is the founder and chief confectioner of the popular gourmet edibles line, Mellows, and co-author Coreen Carroll is a winner on the Netflix television series Cooked with Cannabis, executive chef, and cofounder a dining pop-up, Cannaisseur Series, which hosts curated cannabis and culinary experiences, events, and workshops. Those who like The Easy Cannabis Cookbook: 60+ Medical Marijuana Recipes for Sweet and Savory Edibles, Bong Appétit: Mastering the Art of Cooking with Weed, and Marijuana Edibles: 40 Easy and Delicious Cannabis-Infused Desserts and other cannabis cookbooks will want to add Edibles to their collection. • Delightful addition to any foodie's book shelf • Thoughtful gift for anyone who enjoys cooking, baking, and eating edibles • Cannabis-curious cookbook collectors will appreciate these unique recipes

Standards for the Growing Harvesting Packing and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption Us Food and Drug Administration Regulation Fda 2018 Edition

Standards for the Growing  Harvesting  Packing  and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption  Us Food and Drug Administration Regulation   Fda   2018 Edition
Author: The Law The Law Library
Publsiher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Total Pages: 412
Release: 2018-09-23
ISBN 10: 9781727572667
ISBN 13: 1727572661
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Standards for the Growing Harvesting Packing and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption Us Food and Drug Administration Regulation Fda 2018 Edition Book Review:

Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption (US Food and Drug Administration Regulation) (FDA) (2018 Edition) The Law Library presents the complete text of the Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption (US Food and Drug Administration Regulation) (FDA) (2018 Edition). Updated as of May 29, 2018 To minimize the risk of serious adverse health consequences or death from consumption of contaminated produce, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA or we) is establishing science-based minimum standards for the safe growing, harvesting, packing, and holding of produce, meaning fruits and vegetables grown for human consumption. FDA is establishing these standards as part of our implementation of the FDA Food Safety and Modernization Act. These standards do not apply to produce that is rarely consumed raw, produce for personal or on-farm consumption, or produce that is not a raw agricultural commodity. In addition, produce that receives commercial processing that adequately reduces the presence of microorganisms of public health significance is eligible for exemption from the requirements of this rule. The rule sets forth procedures, processes, and practices that minimize the risk of serious adverse health consequences or death, including those reasonably necessary to prevent the introduction of known or reasonably foreseeable biological hazards into or onto produce and to provide reasonable assurances that the produce is not adulterated on account of such hazards. We expect the rule to reduce foodborne illness associated with the consumption of contaminated produce. This book contains: - The complete text of the Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption (US Food and Drug Administration Regulation) (FDA) (2018 Edition) - A table of contents with the page number of each section

Cannabis as Medicine

Cannabis as Medicine
Author: Betty Wedman-St.Louis
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 312
Release: 2019-09-26
ISBN 10: 0429620047
ISBN 13: 9780429620041
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cannabis as Medicine Book Review:

For hundreds of years cannabis has been used as a therapeutic medicine around the world. Cannabis was an accepted medicine during the second half of the 19th century, but its use declined because single agent pain medications were advocated by physicians who demanded standardization of medicines. It was not until 1964 when the chemical structure of THC (delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol) was elucidated and its pharmacological effects began to be understood. Numerous therapeutic effects of cannabis have been reviewed, but cannabis-based medicines are still an enigma because of legal issues. Many patients could benefit from cannabinoids, terpenoids and flavonoids found in Cannabis sativa L. These patients suffer from medical conditions including chronic pain, chronic inflammatory diseases, neurological disorders, and other debilitating illnesses. As more states are legalizing medical cannabis, prescribers need a reliable source which provides clinical information in a succinct format. This book focuses on the science of cannabis as an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory supplement. It discusses cannabis uses in the human body for bone health/osteoporosis; brain injury and trauma; cancer; diabetes; gastrointestinal conditions; mental health disorders; insomnia; pain; anxiety disorders; depression; migraines; eye disorders; and arthritis and inflammation. There is emphasis on using the whole plant — from root to raw leaves and flowers discussing strains, extraction and analysis, and use of cannabis-infused edibles. Features: Provides an understanding of the botanical and biochemistry behind cannabis as well as its use as a dietary supplement. Discusses endocannabinoid system and cannabinoid receptors. Includes information on antioxidant benefits, pain receptors using cannabinoids, and dosage guidelines. Presents research on cannabis treatment plans, drug-cannabis interactions and dosing issues, cannabis vapes, edibles, creams, and suppositories. Multiple appendices including a glossary of cannabis vocabulary, how to use cannabis products, a patient guide and recipes as well as information on cannabis for pets.

Bong App tit

Bong App  tit
Author: Editors of MUNCHIES
Publsiher: Ten Speed Press
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2018-10-02
ISBN 10: 0399580115
ISBN 13: 9780399580116
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bong App tit Book Review:

Based on the popular Munchies and Viceland television series Bong Appétit, this cannabis cookbook features 65 "high"-end recipes for sweet and savory dishes as well as cocktails. Inspired by the popular MUNCHIES and Viceland television series, Bong Appétit is the Joy of Cooking for a new generation interested in making serious, sophisticated food--with weed. Bong Appétit breaks down the science of infusing (oils, butters, milks, alcohol, and more) with cannabis, and offers recipes ranging from weed butter-basted chicken to weed chimichurri to weed brownie sundaes. Along the way, the book hits on marijuana politics, dosage, and pairing strains and flavors, and has tips from MUNCHIES vast network of friends and experts, including "Bong Appétit" stars Ry Prichard and Vanessa Lavorato.

The Art of Cooking with Cannabis

The Art of Cooking with Cannabis
Author: Tracey Medeiros
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 424
Release: 2021-05-25
ISBN 10: 1510756051
ISBN 13: 9781510756052
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Art of Cooking with Cannabis Book Review:

125 mouthwatering recipes featuring CBD, hemp, and THC from organic farmers, award-winning chefs, artisans, and food producers across the country. More than a cookbook, The Art of Cooking with Cannabis is a valuable resource for new inspiration and excitement surrounding cannabis, food, and responsible consumption. Tracey Medeiros introduces the reader to dozens of organic farmers, award-winning chefs, artisans, and food producers who are leading the green revolution by doing their part to demystify cannabis and its culinary use. Individual profiles contain stories from the book’s contributors who come from rural and suburban communities and bustling cities across this nation. These folks have generously shared their personal struggles and successes which have led them to understand the many health and wellness benefits of the cannabis plant and its important role in society. From chemistry to culinary, the book contains 125 mouthwatering recipes, such as: Chicken Kale Meatballs with Cherry Tomato and Pesto Sauces from Chef Jordan Wagman Avocado Mash with Nori and Cucumber from Chef Michael Magliano CBD-Infused Vegan Gluten-Free Miso Broth from Jessica Catalano THC- and CBD-Infused Smoked Cheddar with Green Chili Stone-Ground Grits from Chef Kevin Grossi Sh’mac and Cheese from Carly Fisher Vegan No-Bake Cashew Cheese Cake from Chef Maria Hines Simple and beautifully presented spirit-free and spirit cocktails such as “The 700 Club” and “Rebellious” are also featured in the cookbook from contributors including Entente Chicago and Prank Bar. Recipes are divided into three categories—CBD, Hemp, and THC—each adapted to meet the reader’s cooking and tolerance levels. Insightful sidebars offer informative tips and “how-to” guidance, helping the cook to use cannabis with ease and confidence.

The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids

The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids
Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice,Committee on the Health Effects of Marijuana: An Evidence Review and Research Agenda
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 486
Release: 2017-03-31
ISBN 10: 0309453070
ISBN 13: 9780309453073
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids Book Review:

Significant changes have taken place in the policy landscape surrounding cannabis legalization, production, and use. During the past 20 years, 25 states and the District of Columbia have legalized cannabis and/or cannabidiol (a component of cannabis) for medical conditions or retail sales at the state level and 4 states have legalized both the medical and recreational use of cannabis. These landmark changes in policy have impacted cannabis use patterns and perceived levels of risk. However, despite this changing landscape, evidence regarding the short- and long-term health effects of cannabis use remains elusive. While a myriad of studies have examined cannabis use in all its various forms, often these research conclusions are not appropriately synthesized, translated for, or communicated to policy makers, health care providers, state health officials, or other stakeholders who have been charged with influencing and enacting policies, procedures, and laws related to cannabis use. Unlike other controlled substances such as alcohol or tobacco, no accepted standards for safe use or appropriate dose are available to help guide individuals as they make choices regarding the issues of if, when, where, and how to use cannabis safely and, in regard to therapeutic uses, effectively. Shifting public sentiment, conflicting and impeded scientific research, and legislative battles have fueled the debate about what, if any, harms or benefits can be attributed to the use of cannabis or its derivatives, and this lack of aggregated knowledge has broad public health implications. The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids provides a comprehensive review of scientific evidence related to the health effects and potential therapeutic benefits of cannabis. This report provides a research agendaâ€"outlining gaps in current knowledge and opportunities for providing additional insight into these issuesâ€"that summarizes and prioritizes pressing research needs.

Cannabis Dessert Cookbook

Cannabis Dessert Cookbook
Author: Nolan Wood
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 122
Release: 2020-11-13
ISBN 10: 9781914017568
ISBN 13: 1914017560
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cannabis Dessert Cookbook Book Review:

Do you want to make delicious cannabis desserts and edibles easily and quickly from scratch? After many decades, marijuana has finally been recognized as a product of immense benefits for health and psychophysical well-being. Numerous studies have shown its beneficial properties, and many states have also started to legalize it. However, at the same time, when people improvise with inexperience in preparing cannabis dessert, their enthusiasm turns off as soon as they taste it. Cannabis is a very tough ingredient to cook with because it has a very particular taste, and you need to know how to treat it. But don't worry, if you are someone looking for a delicious remedy to relieve your pain or someone who wants to add healthy fun to his recipes, Nolan Wood, an executive chef in a Las Vegas casino for 20 years, will guide you in many step-by-step recipes! In this cannabis-cooking guide, you will find: Health benefit from cannabis Cakes and sweet breads recipes Muffins and cupcakes recipes Cookies, brownies and bars recipes Ice cream and sorbets recipes Puddings and flans recipes Pies, tarts and pastries recipes Candies and lollipops recipes Different recipes with CBD, THC, or both! And much more! Even if you are not used to making desserts in general, and you are not an expert in the kitchen, your only requirement is to love the taste of marijuana!Nolan will guide you step-by-step in the realization of your first cannabis dessert even if you start from scratch. If you are ready to taste your cannabis-based treats and you already have your mouth water just thinking about it, then get your copy now!

Cannabis Cookbook

Cannabis Cookbook
Author: Teresa Rother
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 112
Release: 2020-10-05
ISBN 10: 9781953557261
ISBN 13: 1953557260
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cannabis Cookbook Book Review:

This Cannabis Cookbook is the perfect notebook for experimenting, collecting, and organizing your favorite gourmet cannabis-infused recipes. Marijuana enthusiasts will love this easy to use write-in book. This blank write-in recipe book will be a great way to explore different strains, ingredients, amounts as well as food and drink pairings. Use this book to keep track of ingredients, directions, and notes. Features: Table of Contents for each recipe page Recipe name Servings, prep time, and cook time Ingredients Directions Cannabis strain and amount Pairs well with Notes Details: Size: 8" x10" Pages: 116 Paperback Matte finish Order this book today to start writing down your favorite recipes. Makes a perfect stoner gift. Great gift for weed lovers, marijuana enthusiasts, pot growers, gourmet cooks, and bakers, as well as medical patients looking for relief.

Cannabis

Cannabis
Author: Betty Wedman-St.Louis
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 290
Release: 2018-04-19
ISBN 10: 1351398032
ISBN 13: 9781351398039
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cannabis Book Review:

Cannabis is one of the oldest cultivated plants dating back 12,000 years and demonstrates medicinal properties including immune support, anti-inflammatory effects, and cancer-fighting potential. As cannabis receives regulatory approval in the United States, clinicians will need guidelines to prescribe medical marijuana for various health conditions. 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. Features: • Discusses the endocannabinoid system role in homeostasis, pain control, and regulatory function in health and disease • Advises clinicians on cannabis use in patients with cancer; cardiovascular, brain, and liver function; mood disorders; and patients receiving palliative care • Includes information on cannabis nutrition as well as the cannabis microbiome • Features information on cannabis quality control for safe and effective delivery Cannabis: A Clinician’s Guide is written for clinicians providing a resource guide to help them assess the medicinal value of cannabis, answer patient and consumer questions, and recommend its use optimally. The book is divided into three sections covering cannabis science, use in clinical practice, and regulations and standards. It includes practical information on dosing guidelines and dispensary insights, personal cannabis stories, and an in depth look at the nutritional benefits of cannabis and how to use it in daily life. From the Author: "As a clinical nutritionist, I have been involved in the use of cannabis since 1981 while researching diabetes in India. Ayurvedic medicine listed cannabis as a beneficial herb with curing properties. In 1983, a Chinese medicine doctor in the Peoples Republic of China gave me a cannabis herbal supplement for sleep that he claimed Chairman Mao took regularly. Upon returning to the United States, no one would even talk to me about cannabis because of its Schedule I status. During an Antioxidants class taught for Everglades University, I included information on cannabis, but was restricted from including it in the course description. Cannabis: A Clinician’s Guide unveils deceit on this herbal medicine used for thousands of years providing insight into the science behind its use and how to incorporate cannabis into daily life, especially for those suffering from neurological disorders, cancer, and mood disorders."

Agricultural Research

Agricultural Research
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2006
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: UCBK:C094340269
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Cannabis for Seniors

Cannabis for Seniors
Author: Beverly A. Potter, PhD
Publsiher: Ronin Publishing
Total Pages: 200
Release: 2017-03-20
ISBN 10: 1579512437
ISBN 13: 9781579512439
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cannabis for Seniors Book Review:

CANNABIS FOR SENIORS is written for independent seniors - as well as for family members and caretakers seeking ways to manage their everyday health concerns without resorting to powerful, habit-forming, potentially dangerous medications. CANNABIS FOR SENIORS reviews the latest scientific research regarding the health effects of marijuana and the effectiveness of various cannabis strains for managing specific health conditions. It also presents anecdotal reports on cannabis use by seniors – so readers can learn about people “just like them” who have tried medical marijuana and had good results. It addresses the myths and worries that many seniors have about marijuana use showing which concerns are founded in fact and which are simply based on inadequate or partial information. CANNABIS FOR SENIORS discusses various methods of administering medical marijuana, explaining which conditions are best handled by smoking, eating, or using skin patches containing active medicinal cannabis components. It deals in detail with the major conditions that cannabis can help: • Sleep issues • Depression • Alzheimer’s disease • Chronic pain • Anxiety • Digestive disorders • Cancer • Glaucoma • Multiple sclerosis • Parkinson’s disease • Concussions • Stroke • …….and many more For each condition, CANNABIS FOR SENIORS explains the scientific research and personal anecdotes supporting use of medical marijuana; helping seniors decide for themselves, or with the help of a caregiver, how best to cope with their personal health situations. CANNABIS FOR SENIORS also discusses social elements of life that are facilitated by marijuana. Research shows that seniors who remain connected to friends, family members and community live longer, happier and healthier lives. The book shows how medical marijuana can help with these important social connections.

Food Safety Handbook

Food Safety Handbook
Author: Ronald H. Schmidt,Gary E. Rodrick
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 864
Release: 2005-03-11
ISBN 10: 047143227X
ISBN 13: 9780471432272
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Food Safety Handbook Book Review:

As with the beginning of the twentieth century, when food safetystandards and the therapeutic benefits of certain foods andsupplements first caught the public’s attention, the dawn ofthe twenty-first century finds a great social priority placed onthe science of food safety. Ronald Schmidt and Gary Rodrick’sFood Safety Handbook provides a single, comprehensive reference onall major food safety issues. This expansive volume covers currentUnited States and international regulatory information, food safetyin biotechnology, myriad food hazards, food safety surveillance,and risk prevention. Approaching food safety from retail, commercial, andinstitutional angles, this authoritative resource analyzes everystep of the food production process, from processing and packagingto handling and distribution. The Handbook categorizes and definesreal and perceived safety issues surrounding food, providingscientifically non-biased perspectives on issues for professionaland general readers. Each part is divided into chapters, which arethen organized into the following structure: Introduction andDefinition of Issues; Background and Historical Significance;Scientific Basis and Implications; Regulatory, Industrial, andInternational Implications; and Current and Future Implications.Topics covered include: Risk assessment and epidemiology Biological, chemical, and physical hazards Control systems and intervention strategies for reducing riskor preventing food hazards, such as Hazard Analysis CriticalControl Point (HACCP) Diet, health, and safety issues, with emphasis on foodfortification, dietary supplements, and functional foods Worldwide food safety issues, including European Unionperspectives on genetic modification Food and beverage processors, manufacturers, transporters, andgovernment regulators will find the Food Safety Handbook to be thepremier reference in its field.

Food Safety Handbook

Food Safety Handbook
Author: International Finance Corporation
Publsiher: World Bank Publications
Total Pages: 420
Release: 2020-07-06
ISBN 10: 1464815496
ISBN 13: 9781464815492
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Food Safety Handbook Book Review:

The Food Safety Handbook: A Practical Guide for Building a Robust Food Safety Management System, contains detailed information on food safety systems and what large and small food industry companies can do to establish, maintain, and enhance food safety in their operations. This new edition updates the guidelines and regulations since the previous 2016 edition, drawing on best practices and the knowledge IFC has gained in supporting food business operators around the world. The Food Safety Handbook is indispensable for all food business operators -- anywhere along the food production and processing value chain -- who want to develop a new food safety system or strengthen an existing one.

Food Fraud

Food Fraud
Author: Rosalee S. Hellberg,Karen Everstine,Steven A. Sklare
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 414
Release: 2020-11-30
ISBN 10: 0128172436
ISBN 13: 9780128172438
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Food Fraud Book Review:

Food Fraud: A Global Threat With Public Health and Economic Consequences serves as a practical resource on the topic of food fraud prevention and compliance with regulatory and industry standards. It includes a brief overview of the history of food fraud, current challenges, and vulnerabilities faced by the food industry, and requirements for compliance with regulatory and industry standards on mitigating vulnerability to food fraud, with a focus on the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Benchmarking Requirements. The book also provides individual chapters dedicated to specific commodities or sectors of the food industry known to be affected by fraud, with a focus on specific vulnerabilities to fraud, the main types of fraud committed, analytical methods for detection, and strategies for mitigation. The book provides an overview of food fraud mitigation strategies applicable to the food industry and guidance on how to start the process of mitigating the vulnerability to food fraud. The intended audience for this book includes food industry members, food safety and quality assurance practitioners, food science researchers and professors, students, and members of regulatory agencies. Presents industry and regulatory standards for mitigating vulnerability to food fraud including Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Benchmarking Requirements Provides tools and resources to comply with industry and regulatory standards, including steps for developing a food fraud vulnerability assessment and mitigation plan Contains detailed, commodity-specific information on the major targets of food fraud, including specific vulnerabilities to fraud, analytical methods, and strategies for mitigation

Biology Digest

Biology Digest
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1996
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: PSU:000056035896
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Cannabis

Cannabis
Author: Ernest Small
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 567
Release: 2016-10-14
ISBN 10: 1315350599
ISBN 13: 9781315350592
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cannabis Book Review:

Cannabis sativa is best known as the source of marijuana, the world’s most widely consumed illicit recreational drug. However, the plant is also extremely useful as a source of stem fiber, edible seed oil, and medicinal compounds, all of which are undergoing extremely promising research, technological applications, and business investment. Indeed, despite its capacity for harm as a recreational drug, cannabis has phenomenal potential for providing new products to benefit society and for generating extensive employment and huge profits. Misguided policies, until recently, have prevented legitimate research on the beneficial properties of cannabis, but there is now an explosion of societal, scientific, and political support to reappraise and remove some of the barriers to usage. Unfortunately, there is also a corresponding dearth of objective analysis. Towards redressing the limitation of information, Cannabis: A Complete Guide is a comprehensive reference summarizing botanical, business, chemical, ecological, genetic, historical, horticultural, legal, and medical considerations that are critical for the wise advancement and management of cannabis in its various forms. This book documents both the risks and benefits of what is indisputably one of the world’s most important species. The conflicting claims for medicinal virtues and toxicological vices are examined, based mainly on the most recent authoritative scientific reviews. The attempt is made consistently to reflect majority scientific opinion, although many aspects of cannabis are controversial. Aside from the relevance to specialists, the general public should find the presentation attractive because of the huge interest today in marijuana. Unfortunately, society has become so specialized and compartmentalized that most people have limited appreciation of the importance of science to their lives, except when a topic like marijuana becomes sensationalized. This review of cannabis can serve as a vehicle for public education in the realm of science and technology. Indeed, towards the goal of disseminating the important information in this book to a wide audience, the presentation is user-friendly, concise, and well-illustrated in the hope that non-specialists will find the topics both informative and entertaining.

Stoned

Stoned
Author: David Casarett M.D.
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2015-07-14
ISBN 10: 0698186648
ISBN 13: 9780698186644
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Stoned Book Review:

A doctor discovers the surprising truth about marijuana No substance on earth is as hotly debated as marijuana. Opponents claim it’s dangerous, addictive, carcinogenic, and a gateway to serious drug abuse. Fans claim it as a wonder drug, treating cancer, anorexia, AIDS, chronic pain, glaucoma, arthritis, migraines, PTSD, and insomnia. Patients suffering from these conditions need—and deserve—hard facts based on medical evidence, not hysteria and superstition. In Stoned, palliative care physician Dr. David Casarett sets out to do anything—including experimenting on himself—to find evidence of marijuana’s medical potential. He smears mysterious marijuana paste on his legs and samples pot wine. He poses as a patient at a seedy California clinic and takes lessons from an artisanal hash maker. In conversations with researchers, doctors, and patients around the world he learns how marijuana works—and doesn’t—in the real world. Dr. Casarett unearths tales of near-miraculous success, such as a child with chronic seizures who finally found relief in cannabidiol oil. In Tel Aviv, he learns of a nursing home that’s found success giving marijuana to dementia patients. On the other hand, one patient who believed marijuana cured her lung cancer has clearly been misled. As Casarett sifts the myth and misinformation from the scientific evidence, he explains, among other things: • Why marijuana might be the best treatment option for some types of pain • Why there’s no significant risk of lung damage from smoking pot • Why most marijuana-infused beer or wine won’t get you high Often humorous, occasionally heartbreaking, and full of counterintuitive conclusions, Stoned offers a compassionate and much-needed medical practitioner’s perspective on the potential of this misunderstood plant.

Edible Medicinal And Non Medicinal Plants

Edible Medicinal And Non Medicinal Plants
Author: Lim T. K.
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 898
Release: 2012-02-10
ISBN 10: 9400725337
ISBN 13: 9789400725331
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Edible Medicinal And Non Medicinal Plants Book Review:

This book continues as volume 3 of a multi-compendium on Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants. It covers edible fruits/seeds used fresh or processed, as vegetables, spices, stimulants, edible oils and beverages. It encompasses species from the following families: Ginkgoaceae, Gnetaceae, Juglandaceae, Lauraceae, Lecythidaceae, Magnoliaceae, Malpighiaceae, Malvaceae, Marantaceae, Meliaceae, Moraceae, Moringaceae, Muntigiaceae, Musaceae, Myristicaceae and Myrtaceae. This work will be of significant interest to scientists, researchers, medical practitioners, pharmacologists, ethnobotanists, horticulturists, food nutritionists, agriculturists, botanists, conservationists, lecturers, students and the general public. Topics covered include: taxonomy; common/English and vernacular names; origin and distribution; agroecology; edible plant parts and uses; botany; nutritive and pharmacological properties, medicinal uses and research findings; nonedible uses; and selected references.