Marihuana: Biological Effects

Analysis, Metabolism, Cellular Responses, Reproduction and Brain

Edited by

  • G.G. Nahas, Columbia University, USA
  • W.D.M. Paton, Oxford University, UK


  • M. Braude
  • J-C. Jardillier
  • D.J. Harvey

A comprehensive review of the effects of cannabinoids on cellular metabolism, reproduction and brain function, containing 50 contributions written by the leading researchers in the field. For the first time the drug is shown to have marked effects on a whole host of cellular and bodily functions at dosages found in those taking marihuana on a regular basis
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Book information

  • Published: October 1979
  • Imprint: PERGAMON
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-023759-6

Table of Contents

Preface - Cannabis and alcohol: the red and the green, F. Rosenthal

Introduction - Marihuana and membranes, G. Nahas

Quantification of cannabinoids and their metabolites in body fluids and tissues: pharmacokinetics - 10 contributions

Cannabinoids and cellular metabolism - 19 contributions

Cannabis and reproduction - 19 contributions

Cannabis and the brain - 15 contributions

Concluding summary, W.D. Paton