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  • Dr. Joan Irvine

YOUR BEST LIFE: Michael Backes, Author of Cannabis Pharmacy

I was honored to have Michael Backes as my guest on Your Best Life (

Michael is the Co-Founder of Perfect Blends/MedCann ( and the author of Cannabis Pharmacy (see below). His background -

What an honor that the Foward was written by Dr. Andrew Weil. Anyone who is into health and wellness knows that Dr. Weil practically started Integrated Medicine - .

Cannabis Pharmacy

The most comprehensive and approachable book available on understanding and using medical marijuana. Revised and updated with the latest information on varietals, delivery, dosing, and treatable conditions, Cannabis Pharmacy is "a well-designed and illustrated and easy-to-use resource" (Booklist) for those considering medical marijuana as a treatment option.

In Cannabis Pharmacy, expert Michael Backes offers evidence-based information on using cannabis to treat an array of ailments and conditions. He provides information on how cannabis works with the body's own system, how best to prepare and administer it, and how to modify and control dosage. This newly revised edition is now completely up-to-date with the latest information on the body's endocannabinoid system, which is understood to control emotion, appetite, and memory. Delivery methods including e-cigarette and vape designs are also covered here, along with information on additional varietals and a new system for classification.

Cannabis Pharmacy covers more than 50 ailments and conditions that can be alleviated with marijuana. There are currently more than 4.2 million medical cannabis patients in the United States, and there are 33 states plus the District of Columbia where medical cannabis is legal.


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