Mark Mathew Braunstein is the author of five previous books on health, food, and drugs, including Microgreen Garden and Sprout Garden. He has also contributed many dozens of articles to glossy magazines such as Natural Health, Vegetarian Times, and Backpacker. The author of Good Girls on Bad Drugs, he is a bad boy on a good drug. As a paraplegic since 1990, his use of cannabis is medicinal for below the waist and is recreational above. He resides in Quaker Hill, CT. You can read his many articles and editorials about cannabis and medical marijuana at www.MarkBraunstein.org.
Despite the many health benefits of cannabis in all its forms, the
majority of us still prefer to smoke it, and "healthful smoking is
an oxymoron," writes Mark Mathew Braunstein. The solution can be
found in Mindful Marijuana Smoking, the bible for cannabis smokers
who also care about their health. Crammed with facts, hard truths,
and endnotes as well as personal anecdotes, ingenious quick fixes,
and very useful information about every aspect of cannabis use and
its potential health effects, Braunstein's witty and entertaining
writing style makes for a fun while eye-opening read about a
beloved yet taboo indulgence. Learn to reduce your cannabis health
risks without having to give up its healthful rewards.--Carol
Bedrosian, editor, "Spirit of Change Magazine"
Mark Mathew Braunstein provides an insightful manual on how to smoke marijuana with extensive details about its health considerations. Clearly, his robust health as a paraplegic since 1990 is largely due to this dedication to mindful smoking of marijuana. His years of experience using marijuana to treat the spasms of spinal cord injury has provided extensive empirical evidence to produce this masterpiece of health tips.--Manuel Lizarralde, PhD, professor of ethnobotany at Connecticut College
Mindful Marijuana Smoking by Mark Mathew Braunstein is not just everything you wanted to know about smoking marijuana healthfully, it is everything you need to know. From not holding your breath after you inhale, to using heat without combustion to get high, this little gem is a must have for those new to smoking as well as those who already do.--Jeff Lowenfels, author of "DIY Autoflowering Cannabis: An Easy Way to Grow Your Own"
Mindful Marijuana Smoking is a very thorough evidence-based discussion of the many nuances of smoking cannabis. The book brings up innovative and exciting techniques of which some cannabis users may not be aware! The author's wit and humor make the book a pleasure to read. ALL will find this a very informative and helpful guide to smoking cannabis!--Genester Wilson-King, MD, FACOG, vice president of Society of Cannabis Clinicians