Cannabis Therapeutics in HIV/AIDS provides a scientific view of the benefits of marijuana in helping to increase appetite, ease the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, and improve quality of life for patients. Dr. Ethan Russo, editor of the Journal of Cannabis Therapeutics, has assembled a collection of first-rate information from clinicians, researchers, and patients. Based on scientific research, this book offers insights into how using cannabis has helped patients deal with the symptoms of HIV/AIDS. This informative book contains: a broad medical overview of the pertinent topics of interest with respect to AIDS and its treatment; an insider's view on the twenty-year history of the discovery of AIDS and its junction with cannabis and the medical marijuana political movement; survey studies of clinical cannabis usage from different populations in California; a state-of-the-art review of immunological issues in cannabis usage and pulmonary issues with smoked cannabis; data on the method of cannabis vaporization; information on standardized sublingual whole-cannabis extracts, rectal suppositories, and aerosol preparations.
Cannabis Therapeutics in HIV/AIDS
Mind, Body & Spirit