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Cannabis For Dummies

Casey, Kim Ronkin / Kraynak, Joe


1. Edition June 2019
400 Pages, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-55066-2
John Wiley & Sons

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Make informed decisions about the benefits of using cannabis

Pot is hot--for good reason. To date, 30 states have legalized medical marijuana to the tune of nearly $11B in consumer spending. Whether it's to help alleviate symptoms of an illness or for adults to use recreationally, more people every day are turning to marijuana.

Cannabis For Dummies presents the science behind the use of this amazingly therapeutic plant. Inside, you'll find the hands-on knowledge and education you need to make an informed decision about your cannabis purchase, as a patient and a consumer.
* Decide for yourself if marijuana is right for you
* Manage aches and pains
* Gain insight on the effects and possible symptom relief Enjoy both sweet and savory edibles
* Navigate the legal requirements

If you're curious about cannabis, everything you need to discover its many benefits is a page away!

Introduction 1

Part 1: Getting Started with Cannabis 5

Chapter 1: Taking the Nickel Tour 7

Chapter 2: Brushing Up on Cannabis Anatomy and Chemistry 27

Chapter 3: Steering Clear of Legal Trouble 45

Chapter 4: Tackling Cannabis Politics and Culture 63

Part 2: Buying, Storing, and Using Cannabis 71

Chapter 5: Buying and Storing Cannabis 73

Chapter 6: Choosing and Visiting a Cannabis Dispensary 85

Chapter 7: Consuming Cannabis 101

Chapter 8: Using Cannabis Safely and Responsibly 121

Part 3: Reaping the Potential Benefits of Medical Marijuana 139

Chapter 9: Using Marijuana for Medicinal Purposes 141

Chapter 10: Using Pot for Pets 175

Part 4: Grasping the Basics of Cannabis Cultivation, Post-Harvest, and Production 187

Chapter 11: Growing Cannabis 189

Chapter 12: Harvesting and Post-Harvest 225

Chapter 13: Making Concentrates and Marijuana Infused Products (MIPs) 241

Part 5: Getting Down to Business 259

Chapter 14: Starting Your Own Cannabis Business 261

Chapter 15: Finding Work in the Cannabis Industry 291

Chapter 16: Investing in Cannabis 307

Part 6: The Part of Tens 317

Chapter 17: Ten Tips for Growing More and Better Weed 319

Chapter 18: Ten Tips to Enhance Your Cannabis Experience 327

Chapter 19: Ten Tips for Buying Cannabis 333

Appendix: Cannabis Recipes 339

Index 361
Kim Ronkin Casey has been a communications professional for more than 20 years and recently took a year-long leap into the world of cannabis as the communications manager for one of the leading dispensaries in North America. She now consults for companies in the industry on internal and external communications. Joe Kraynak is a professional writer who has contributed to numerous For Dummies books.

J. Kraynak, Indianapolis, IN