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Ganja in Jamaica

Vera Rubin

Ganja in Jamaica

a medical anthropological study of chronic marihuana use

by Vera Rubin

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Published by Mouton in The Hague .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Jamaica.
    • Subjects:
    • Marijuana -- Jamaica,
    • Cannabis -- Jamaica,
    • Drug abuse -- Jamaica

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [197]-205.

      Statementby Vera Rubin and Lambros Comitas.
      SeriesNew Babylon, studies in the social sciences ; 26
      ContributionsComitas, Lambros, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5840.J28 R8
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 205 p. ;
      Number of Pages205
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5242364M
      ISBN 109027977313
      LC Control Number75313881

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        Caribbean Islands - Ganja in Jamaica - If you are offended with the title please do not bother to read further. No negative comments please! Going to Beaches Negril - and looking for some ganja to. Frontmatter --Foreword --Preface and acknowledgements --Contents --Jamaica project staff --CHAPTER I. Introduction --CHAPTER II. Notes on the ethnohistory of cannabis --CHAPTER III. Ganja legislation --CHAPTER IV. The ganja complex --CHAPTER V. Acute effects of ganja smoking in a natural setting --CHAPTER VI.

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