By Martin A. Lee
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This is the nice American pot tale, a dramatic social exploration of a plant that sits on the nexus of political, felony, clinical, and clinical discourse. From its historical origins, to its state of the art healing advantages, to its position in a tradition warfare that hasn't ever ceased, marijuana has advanced past its personal illicit way of life right into a dynamic, multibillion-dollar undefined. seeing that 1996, whilst California citizens licensed Proposition 215, dozens of nation and native governments around the nation have circumvented federal authority to legalize marijuana for scientific reasons. Mining the plant’s wealthy botanical houses, scientific researchers at the moment are developing promising marijuana-based remedies for melanoma, center ailment, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, continual ache, and plenty of different stipulations. Martin Lee, an award-winning investigative journalist, examines this advanced panorama the place felony ambiguity meets medical leap forward in a wide ranging, character-driven saga.
Methamphetamine Use: Clinical and Forensic Aspects, Second Edition (Pacific Institute Series on Forensic Psychology)
By Sandra B. McPherson, Errol Yudko
The first wave of methamphetamine use begun within the past due Nineteen Eighties and its incidence has persevered to upward push around the usa and through the international. as with all destructive substance, its abuse has far-reaching ramifications that transcend the destruction it reasons to the human physique. Written through a multidisciplinary workforce of specialists, Methamphetamine Use: scientific and Forensic points, moment Edition examines meth use and abuse from medical, forensic, and legal justice views. up-to-date and increased to mirror alterations lately, this quantity covers almost each element of this risky drug.
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As methamphetamine grows once more in attractiveness, it will be significant that those that take care of the consequences of or not it's well-informed in regards to the hazards it poses. This quantity presents a finished, serious survey of the present wisdom concerning the use and abuse of this harmful and ubiquitous substance.
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On eight October, 2004, Schapelle Corby used to be stopped at Bali Airport by way of customs officers, wearing 4.1kg of hashish in her unlocked bodyboard bag. Tony Wilson, a journalist for the Gold Coast Bulletin, was once at paintings while the inside track got here via. His existence has been a rollercoaster journey ever considering that. Tony has been against the law reporter for over two decades. He has obvious all of it, heard all of it yet Schapelle?s tale was once varied. Tony has checked the evidence, hunted down the proof and awarded what he believes to be the reality, during this attention-grabbing account of Schapelle and her kinfolk.
By M. Foster Olive
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By Steven Martin
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A popular authority at the mystery global of opium recounts his descent into ruinous obsession with one of many world’s oldest and such a lot seductive medications, during this harrowing memoir of habit and recovery.
A natural-born collector with a nostril for unique experience, San Diego–born Steven Martin his bliss to Southeast Asia, the place he discovered paintings as a contract journalist. whereas learning an editorial concerning the vanishing tradition of opium smoking, he used to be encouraged to start gathering infrequent nineteenth-century opium-smoking gear. over the years, he accrued a priceless collection of beautiful pipes, old lamps, and different opium-related accessories—and started placing all of it to take advantage of by way of smoking a really powerful type of the drug known as chandu. yet what began as leisure use grew right into a thirty-pipe-a-day behavior that ate up Martin’s each waking hour, left him incapable of labor, and exacted a frightful actual and monetary toll. In passages that would ship a kick back up the backbone of an individual who has ever lived within the shadow of substance abuse, Martin chronicles his efforts to regulate after which triumph over his addiction—from quitting chilly turkey to taking “the therapy” at a Buddhist monastery within the Thai countryside.
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By James Lee
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