Migrating for Medical Marijuana

Pioneers in a New Frontier of Treatment

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About the Book

In the last six years, Colorado has seen a population boom reminiscent of the state’s first few years of settlement. But rather than staking mining claims or establishing homesteads, these new pioneers are on the frontier of an emerging science: marijuana as treatment for various debilitating conditions. This book contains personal accounts from doctors, researchers, and patients—self-proclaimed “refugees” seeking treatment unavailable elsewhere—who are at the forefront of medical marijuana practice. Their stories provide unique insights into a social, political and medical revolution.

About the Author(s)

Tracy Ferrell is on the faculty of the program for writing and rhetoric at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Her research and teaching interests include Latin American literature and culture, Mexico and U.S. border issues, immigration, and drug policy/the drug war.  She lives in Boulder, Colorado.

Bibliographic Details

Tracy Ferrell
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages:
Bibliographic Info: ca. 25 photos, appendices, notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2019
pISBN: 978-1-4766-7859-7
eISBN: 978-1-4766-3723-5
Imprint: Toplight