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The Medicalization of Marijuana: Legitimacy, Stigma, and the Patient Experience

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Medical marijuana laws have spread across the U.S. to all but a handful of states. Yet, eighty years of social stigma and federal prohibition creates dilemmas for patients who participate in state programs.

The Medicalization of Marijuana takes the first comprehensive look at how patients negotiate incomplete medicalization and what their experiences reveal about/>
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Paperback, 302 pages
Published September 6th 2018 by Routledge
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I earned my Ph.D. in sociology at the University of Colorado at Boulder. I enjoy teaching on topics of research methods, social problems, and health and illness. Doing sociological research on medical cannabis is very interesting. Societal attitudes are shifting and a large natural experiment is currently underway. From it, we can learn all kinds of things about attitude formation, behavior aroun ...more