Medical Cannabis: A Brief Guide For New Zealanders


Medical Cannabis: A Brief Guide For New Zealanders


ISBN: 9781988550077 Category:


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An easy-to-read, objective guide to the potential benefits and risks of using cannabis as a medicine. This book gives an overview of its history, and importantly, a summary of what the latest research shows about the use of cannabis as a medicine, and its potential benefits and risks. This book does not take a position on this issue but allows the reader to make their own informed decision. The book also provides valuable scientific information on the safety of cannabis that will also be useful for voters in the upcoming referendum at the next election.

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Dimensions 154 × 234 mm

Shaun Dr Holt

Author Bio

Dr Shaun Holt is the founder of the two clinical trials organisations as well as Research Review, a company that produces regular reviews of the medical literature for health professionals. Shaun holds degrees in pharmacy and medicine, has been the principal investigator in over 50 clinical trials and has over 220 publications in the medical literature. He is a science director for HoneyLab, a research company developing new medical products from honey, bee venom and other products from bees and their environment.
Shaun is the author of 10 books and has been a regular contributor on TV One's Breakfast programme and national radio shows. He lectures at the Victoria University of Wellington, and in 2015 he was a finalist for the New Zealand of the Year Awards in the Innovator category. He is also helping a medical cannabis company with their research and clinical trials.



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Paperback / softback

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