10 Books That Every Medical Cannabis Consultant Should Have On Their Bookshelf

10 Books That Every Medical Cannabis Consultant Should Have On Their Bookshelf

Cannabis is the hot topic and there’s so much information, or should I say dis-information, out there about cannabis right now. So here’s a list of books about cannabis that are on my reading list right now.

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Higher Etiquette: A Guide to the World of Cannabis, from Dispensaries to Dinner Parties by Lizzie Post

As we enter the dawn of a new "post-prohibition" era, the stigma surrounding cannabis use is fading, and the conversation about what it means to get high is changing. When it comes to being a respectful, thoughtful, and responsible consumer of pot, there is a lot you need to know. In Higher Etiquette, Lizzie Post--great-great granddaughter of Emily Post and co-president of America's most respected etiquette brand--explores and celebrates the wide world of legalized weed. Combining cannabis culture's long-established norms with the Emily Post Institute's tried-and-true principles, this book covers the social issues surrounding pot today.

Available on Amazon.

The Little Black Book of Marijuana: The Essential Guide to the World of Cannabis by Steve Elliott

This concise guide to cannabis delves into pot culture and history, from Herodotus to the hippies and beyond. It also covers the essentials of using, cultivating, and cooking with weed; identifying pot varieties; and understanding legal and health issues. Handy and to the point, The Little Black Book of Marijuana gives you "the dope" on pot, from possible side effects and risks to medical uses and their efficacy. Learn about cannabis history and the issues around its legalization.  

Available on Amazon.

Healing with CBD: How Cannabidiol Can Transform Your Health without the High by Eileen Konieczny RN and Lauren Wilson 

A complete, easy-to-understand guide to cannabidiol (CBD) treatments and benefits. Finding accurate information on the health benefits of CBD can be difficult, but this easy-to-understand book breaks down all the studies, rumors and medical information.

Available on Amazon

Cannabis Pharmacy: The Practical Guide to Medical Marijuana by Michael Backes

In Cannabis Pharmacy, expert Michael Backes offers evidence-based information on using cannabis to address symptoms associated with an array of ailments and conditions. He provides information on how cannabis works with the body's own endocannabinoid system, how best to prepare and administer it, and how to modify and control dosage. 

Available on Amazon

Cannabis Revealed: How the world's most misunderstood plant is healing everything from chronic pain to epilepsy by Bonni Goldstein M.D.

Cannabis Revealed is the only book written by a medical cannabis specialist, explaining the science behind the use of this amazingly therapeutic plant and describing in easy-to-understand detail the recently discovered endocannabinoid system, involved in almost every human physiologic process. 

Available on Amazon

The Medical Marijuana Dispensary: Understanding, Medicating, and Cooking with Cannabis by Laurie Wolf (Author) and Mary Wolf 

Part reference guide, part cannabis cookbook, The Medical Marijuana Dispensary will arm you with everything you need to decide for yourself if medical marijuana is right for you.

Available on Amazon

The Cannabis Health Index: Combining the Science of Medical Marijuana with Mindfulness Techniques To Heal 100 Chronic Symptoms and Diseases by Uwe Blesching 

This comprehensive sourcebook combines evidence-based insights from more than 1,000 studies from cannabinoid and consciousness research to present a convincing case for the powerful healing effects of medical marijuana on over 100 chronic symptoms and diseases. Written by a former paramedic with a PhD in alternative healthcare, this in-depth reference shows that the subtle shifts in awareness commonly observed in cannabis-using patients vastly contribute to these compounds' therapeutic potential. 

Available on Amazon

The Cannabis Manifesto: A New Paradigm for Wellness by Steve DeAngelo

The Cannabis Manifesto is both a call to action and a radical vision of humans' relationship with this healing but controversial plant. Steve DeAngelo, the founder of Harborside Health Center, the world's largest medical-cannabis dispensary, presents a compelling case for cannabis as a wellness catalyst that must be legalized. His view that there is no such thing as recreational cannabis use challenges readers to rethink everything they thought they knew about marijuana.

Available on Amazon

CBD: A Patient's Guide to Medicinal Cannabis--Healing without the High by Leonard Leinow

This practical, accessible guide to using CBD-dominant cannabis contains a wealth of information for both first-time explorers and experienced patients who want to know more about safely treating a number of health conditions with remarkable results and low to no psychoactivity or negative side effects. CBD (cannabidiol) is a component of cannabis that can provide relief for conditions such as seizures, pain, inflammation, anxiety, depression, arthritis, and a number of other issues. 

Available on Amazon

Your Cannabis Consumption Journal: The easy way to keep track of your cannabis consumption. by Lolita Korneagay, RN

When using cannabis for specific conditions, it's important to track your cannabis consumption so that you can learn what works best for you. This cannabis consumption journal will help you track your cannabis use over 14 days.

Available on Amazon

Nurse Lolita Talks About Finding Endocannabinoid Balance on Between Us Girls Podcast

Nurse Lolita Talks About Finding Endocannabinoid Balance on Between Us Girls Podcast

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