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Intro; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Foolish Assumptions; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond the Book; Where to Go from Here; Part 1 Getting Started with Cannabis; Chapter 1 Taking the Nickel Tour; Exploring the Basics of Marijuana Consumption; Considering medical use; Looking into adult recreational use; Acknowledging the potential drawbacks; Knowing What Makes Cannabis So Special; Recognizing the Diversity of Cannabis Strains; Buying Cannabis; Knowing where and where not to get it; Understanding what you're buying; Avoiding rip-offs
Exploring Different Consumption MethodsSmoking or vaping; Edibles; Tinctures; Topical or transdermal applications; Getting Up to Speed on Cannabis Laws; Being a Safe and Responsible User; Grasping the Basics of Cannabis Production; Growing cannabis; Harvesting and curing cannabis; Creating cannabis, extracts, concentrates and infused products; Making Money in the Cannabis Industry; Recognizing the challenges; Getting a job in the industry; Starting your own cannabis business; Exploring ancillary business; Investing in the industry; Chapter 2 Brushing Up on Cannabis Anatomy and Chemistry
Getting to Know the Plant from Top to BottomExamining the structure of the two primary strains; Checking out the buds and flowers; Taking a peek at the seeds; Combing through the trichomes; Considering the lesser parts of the plant; Taking a Crash Course in Cannabinoid Chemistry; Assessing factors impacting individual effects; Exploring the endocannabinoid system; Getting high with tetrahydrocannabinol (THC); Feeling better with cannabidiol (CBD) without getting high; Reaping the sedative effects of cannabinol (CBN); Exploring the potential health benefits of cannabigerol (CBG)
Discovering the potential health benefits of cannabigerol (CBG)Using terpenes to anticipate effects; Exploring Cannabis Concentrates and Extracts; Concentrates; Extracts; Products made from concentrates and extracts; Chapter 3 Steering Clear of Legal Trouble; Knowing the Laws: Federal, State, Local and International; Keeping abreast of U.S. federal law and enforcement; Getting up to speed on state laws; Considering local laws too; Knowing your employer's rules; Researching international laws; Knowing Your Limits; Age limits; Purchase limits; Grow limits; Dosing limits; Driving limits
Consumption locationsYour own personal consumption limits; Avoiding Encounters with Law Enforcement; Responding Appropriately in Encounters with Law Enforcement; Taking Responsibility as a Parent; Chapter 4 Tackling Cannabis Politics and Culture; Checking the Nation's Pulse; Acknowledging the drivers of change; Recognizing differences in attitudes about medical and recreational use; Keeping pace with evolving attitudes; Debunking Misconceptions of Cannabis and Users; Examining Activism; Tuning In to Cannabis Culture; Part 2 Buying, Storing, and Using Cannabis
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