Case studies in cannabis vaporization

@article{Earleywine2010CaseSI,
  title={Case studies in cannabis vaporization},
  author={Mitch Earleywine and Nicholas T Van Dam},
  journal={Addiction Research \& Theory},
  year={2010},
  volume={18},
  pages={243 - 249}
}
Cannabis remains the world's most popular illicit drug despite its documented contribution to respiratory problems. The vaporizer heats cannabis without igniting it. Previous work suggests that vaporizers have the potential to minimize respiratory irritation, but it has not been used as an intervention yet. We sought to establish the feasibility of the vaporizer as an intervention for cannabis smokers with respiratory problems. Four cannabis users who reported respiratory symptoms (including… 

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Enhancing the quality of case studies in health services research.

  • R. Yin
  • Medicine, Political Science
    Health services research
  • 1999
OBJECTIVE To provide guidance on improving the quality of case studies in health services research. DATA SOURCES Secondary data, drawing from previous case study research. RESEARCH DESIGN