Cannabis sativa has provided man with a source of fuel, textiles, paper, rope, medicines and intoxication for over 5000 years. This book contains a series of expert dissertations, supported by over 700 references on the history, ethnobotany, chemistry and analysis, and cultivation and processing of cannabis. The medicinal and non-medicinal uses of the plant and its derivatives are viewed in the context of national and international legislation to define and control its use. Developments in cannabinoid pharmacology research and receptor theory are also discussed. This book provides a comprehensive overview of cannabis use and abuse and will be an invaluable reference source for anyone with an interest in the wide range of applications of this fascinating plant and its therapeutic and commercial potential.

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PublisherRoutledge Taylor and Francis group
BindingHard Back
Publish YearJanuary 2012