1st Edition

Cannabinoids As Therapeutic Agents

Edited By

Raphael Mechoulam

ISBN 9780367202828
Published September 27, 2021 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
186 Pages

USD $65.00

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Book Description

Published in 1986: The plant Cannabis sativa L. and its numerous preparations have been used as therapeutic agents for millenia. In the present book, the editor has tried to summarize the use in the past, to present an overview of modern research and applications to predict future developments.

Table of Contents

1. The Pharmacohistory of Canabis sativa

Raphael Mechoulam

2. Therapeutic Potential of Cannabinoids in Neurological Disorders

Paul Consroe and Stuart R. Snider

3. Ocular Effects of Cannbinoids

Martin W. Adler And Ellen B. Geller

4. Cannabinoids as Antimetics In Cancer Chemotherapy

Martin Levitt

5. Nabilone

Robert A. Archer, Paul Stark, And Louis Lemberger

6. Cannabinoids and Analgesia

Mark Segal

7. The Discovery of Nonclassical Cannabinoid Analgetics

M. Ross Johnson And Lawrence S. Melvin

8. The Bronchodilator Action of Cannabinoids

James D. P. Graham

9. The Cardiovascular Action of Cannabinoids

James D. P. Graham

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Raphael Mechoulam, Ph.D., is the Lionel Jacobson Professor of medicinal chemistry at the Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.