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Get Smart About Marijuana

Hazelden Quick Guide

by Anonymous

eBook

1 of 1 copy available

Learn the basic facts behind marijuana, including its history and changing legal status, medical uses, signs of abuse and dependence, treatment options, prevention tools for parents, and much more.

With changing legal and social attitudes towards marijuana use, both medicinal and recreational, what are the basic facts we need to know about the health effects and potential dangers of marijuana use? In this Get Smart Quick Guide, expert resources and information come together in an engaging and accessible e-book short. Topics include:

What marijuana is and where the entire cannabis family of drugs come from
The history of marijuana’s use and abuse
Changing cultural, social, and legal factors
Definitions of normal use, abuse, and dependence, with information on prevention and advice for parents
How marijuana works, including its health effects and what makes it so prone to abuse and dependence
Intervention and effective treatment methods
Relapse prevention tools for recovering dependents and addicts

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Publisher: Hazelden Publishing

Kindle Book

  • Release date: August 6, 2013

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781616495176
  • Release date: August 7, 2013

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781616495176
  • File size: 2224 KB
  • Release date: August 7, 2013

1 of 1 copy available

Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB eBook

Languages

English

Learn the basic facts behind marijuana, including its history and changing legal status, medical uses, signs of abuse and dependence, treatment options, prevention tools for parents, and much more.

With changing legal and social attitudes towards marijuana use, both medicinal and recreational, what are the basic facts we need to know about the health effects and potential dangers of marijuana use? In this Get Smart Quick Guide, expert resources and information come together in an engaging and accessible e-book short. Topics include:

What marijuana is and where the entire cannabis family of drugs come from
The history of marijuana’s use and abuse
Changing cultural, social, and legal factors
Definitions of normal use, abuse, and dependence, with information on prevention and advice for parents
How marijuana works, including its health effects and what makes it so prone to abuse and dependence
Intervention and effective treatment methods
Relapse prevention tools for recovering dependents and addicts

Expand title description text