Marijuana: Examining the Facts

Karen T. Van Gundy
First edition.
Physical description: 
xiii, 284 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Publishing date: 
August 2, 2017
Book Description: 

Drawing on scientific evidence from medicine, psychology, criminology, and sociology, this book explores the veracity of claims about marijuana use and misuse.

• Provides a one-stop resource for straight answers on the impacts―good and bad―of marijuana use in the United States

• Outlines potential sources of myths and false claims about marijuana use and misuse

• Presents data transparently, without the biases, judgments, or subtle manipulations that often skew public opinion

• Includes primary documents and empirical data and statistics from objective, authoritative sources

• Draws from a range of scientific disciplines to help readers fully understand the multidimensional causes, consequences, and risks of marijuana use and

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