- Paperback: 344 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press; Oxf Univ PR Pbk ed. edition (April 14, 2005)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0195182952
- ISBN-13: 978-0195182958
- Product Dimensions: 9 x 1.1 x 6 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 40 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #451,185 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Understanding Marijuana: A New Look at the Scientific Evidence Oxf Univ PR Pbk ed. Edition
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About the Author
Mitch Earleywine, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Clinical Science and Director of Clinical Training in Psychology at the University of Southern California. He has received nine teaching awards for his courses on drugs and human behavior and is a leading researcher in psychology and addictions. He is Associate Editor of The Behavior Therapist.
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Through and well argued science will hopefully overcome old and misguided social norms.