Cannabis Therapeutics in HIV/AIDS

1st Edition

Ethan B Russo

Routledge
Published January 3, 2002
Reference - 238 Pages
ISBN 9780789016997 - CAT# HW14330

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Summary

Explore the controversial subject of cannabis therapeutics for HIV/AIDS patients!

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 toAIDS 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

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