CBD: A Patient’s Guide to Medicinal Cannabis

Healing without the High

Excellent resource! Leinow has three decades of experience growing and studying medical cannabis. Considering the growing interest in this plant and its medicinal properties, including as an alternative to opioids for pain, we need to educate ourselves. “This is the go-to-guidebook for anyone wanting to learn about CBD.” NLM, 2017

The most comprehensive publication on the science and therapeutic use of cannabinoids yet produced.  Jeffrey Anderson, MD

Medical cannabis is revolutionizing the practice of medicine in America. On the forefront of that revolution is CBD: A Patient’s Guide to Medicinal Cannabis, a must-read for health care practitioners and patients alike. Joel Samuels, MD

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Grouped product items
Product Name Price Qty
Book Only (1690)
15 CE Paper Test (1691)
25 CE Paper Test Only (1692)
15 CE Book & Paper Test (1693)
25 CE Book & Paper Test (1694)
15 CE Online Test Only (W1691)
25 CE Online Test Only (W1692)
15 CE Book & Online Test (W1693)
25 CE Book & Online Test (W1694)

Book Details

Year Published
1st Edition
North Atlantic Books
Page Count
Learning Code
  • (2000) Science of food and nutrition
  • (2010) Botanicals, phytochemicals
  • (3070) Pharmacological, drug/nutrient, herbal interaction
  • (3100) Supplemental nutrients, botanicals
  • (5000) Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • (5350) Substance abuse, alcoholism
  • (5420) Complimentary care, alternative therapies

Course Objectives

Level 1 CPE

CPE Type: 720 for Printed/Paper Tests, 740 for Web-based/Online Tests

Suggested Performance Indicators: 4.1.2, 4.2.7, 6.2.5, 8.1.4

Upon successful completion, the users will be able to:

1. List five known functions of CBD.

2. Identify three differences between CBD and THC.

3. Explain the function of the endocannabinoid system and how it works.

4. Discuss how CBD handles chronically high levels of inflammation.

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  • Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy Professional
Why we chose this book

This highly qualified grower and botanist has organized his extensive information, experience, and evidence-based research into a readable, interesting, hopeful text that readers will find thoroughly covers what we know today about CBD.  

About the author

Leonard Leinow, founded Synergy Wellness with over 3,500 members, a not-for-profit medical cannabis collective in California. He is a specialist in CBD medicinal properties and a pioneer in this aspect of the industry.

Juliana Birnbaum, a cultural anthropologist, is a prolific writer who has lived and worked all over the world, including with tribal leaders in the Brazilian Amazon.