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Weed Reads from Rutgers Libraries
Publication Date: 2012-09-18
Medical marijuana everywhere -- Hippies start growing marijuana -- Growing takes off -- Breeders change everything -- Cannabis moves indoors -- The politics of marijuana -- Medical dispensaries reshape the business -- Cannabis as medicine -- The cannabis gold rush is on -- A day in the dispensary -- The future of cannabis.
Grass Roots by
Publication Date: 2017-12-05
How earnest hippies, frightened parents, suffering patients, and other ordinary Americans went to war over marijuana. It tells the remarkable story of marijuana's crooked path from acceptance to demonization and back again, and of the thousands of grassroots activists who made changing marijuana laws their life's work.
Smoke Signals by
Publication Date: 2012-08-14
Traces the dramatic social history of marijuana from its origins to its emergence in the 1960s as a defining force in a culture war that has never ceased. Lee describes how the illicit marijuana subculture overcame government opposition and morphed into a dynamic, multibillion-dollar industry.
The Botany of Desire by
Publication Date: 2001-05-08
Acclaimed food (and drug) writer Michael Pollan explores four plants that have thrived by making themselves useful to human beings, responding not only to our needs but also to our wants for sweetness, beauty, control, and escape: the apple, the tulip, the potato, and our infamous friend marijuana.
Just Say Yes by
Publication Date: 2015-04-20
JUST SAY YES, perhaps the first marijuana memoir ever published, is a positive account of long-term cannabis use. With ruthless honesty and deadpan humor, the author observes the effect of weed upon every aspect of her life: marriage, motherhood, friendship, work, sport, sex.
Publication Date: 2006-09-05
In the late 1960s, new age communes began springing up in the American Southwest [...] Huerfano is Price's captivating memoir of the seven years she spent in the Huerfano ("Orphan") Valley when it was a petrie dish of countercultural experiments. [...] Placing her story in the larger context of the times, she describes her participation in the antiwar movement, the advent of the women's movement, and her encounters with such icons as Ken Kesey, Gary Snyder, Abbie Hoffman, Stewart Brand, Allen Ginsburg, and Baba Ram Dass.
Sacred Bliss by
Publication Date: 2016-10-20
By engaging sacred and secular texts from around the world, Sacred Bliss demonstrates that throughout religious history, cannabis has offered access to increased imagination and creativity, heightened perspective and insight, and deeper levels of thought."
Pot culture: the A-Z guide to stoner language and life by
The former editor of High Times and a senior writer at Entertainment Weekly document the ins and outs of pot culture. The book contains lists of the best stoner movies of all time, celebrity contributions, and a detailed glossary of drug slang. Replete with hilarious trivia and clever illustrations, this book will be sure to entertain anyone it is put in front of.
Reefer Madness 2
This timely documentary on the compassionate use of marijuana shows how the 'war on drugs' criminalized even the palliative use of the substance. It incorporates footage from the original Reefer Madness, the film which has amused students on campuses for decades.
The Breakfast Club
Five high school students-- a Rebel, an Athlete, a Brain, a Princess and a Basketcase-- find themselves thrown together serving a Saturday morning detention. They do not have much in common, except giving up their day, sitting in the school library, and writing an essay for the principal. At first, they argue and hate each other, but after smoking some of the Rebel's marijuana, they begin to pour their hearts out to each other. They talk about their fears, secrets, deepest emotions, and problems.
Woodstock: Three Days that Defined a Generation
Made for the 50th anniversary, this film brings the concert to life through the voices of those who were present at what became the defining moment of the counterculture revolution.
Products | Edibles | Containers
Marijuana candy products from the collection of the DEA Museum
Drug Alert: Marijuana Edibles
Information on the higher potential of overdose from eating marijuana than smoking from Just Think Twice, the United States Government, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) website.
Facts about Marijuana Edibles and Your Health
Detailed information about types, health effects, storage, and what to do if overdosed from Denver Public Health.
Guide to Marijuana Edibles
An informative blog post on foods and beverages that contain marijuana and its active compounds created by using a variety of techniques,
Child-proof container from Colorado (photo by J.H. Ward)
420 - Cannabis Culture Day
Cannabis culture is associated with “four-twenty,” and since 4-20 is the American way of expressing April 20th, that date is celebrated as Cannabis Culture Day. It may be true that some high school students who called themselves the Waldos met at 4.20pm to seek out an abandoned cannabis crop, but the story racks more of lore and legend than it rings of reality.
Centralized in Hollywood California, 420 Magazine has been delivering Cannabis education to thousands daily since its inception in 1993. The largest Medical Marijuana media publication/organization available.
The top 100 marijuana blogs from Feedspot
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