420 with CNW — Four Books Every Marijuana History Enthusiast Should Read

January 19, 2021 16:25:36

Almost every state in the United States has legalized cannabis in some form, which further supports numerous scientific studies showing that cannabis possesses various medicinal benefits. However, the buzz around this medicinal and recreational plant may leave some with unanswered questions regarding the plant’s background and historical significance.

Understanding more about the history of marijuana allows one to have a deeper understanding of some of the current topics in the marijuana world, such as why the healing potential of this plant has been suppressed intentionally or why marijuana is still illegal federally.

Those who are keen on expanding their knowledge of the plant’s history in a bid to understand the present need look no further — here are a few great reads that will afford a well-rounded view on what’s going on currently in the cannabis world. (Note: These books are merely suggestions; numerous books are available to enhance a reader’s knowledge about marijuana.)

Pot in Pans” by Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Teaders who enjoy marijuana-infused edibles will definitely enjoy this book as it talks about the plant’s culinary roots. The book features various cultures that have used the plant as an ingredient in their cooking. Additionally, the book explains in detail how to cook with cannabis and how this method has survived the ages; the book also shares a few recipes.

Cannabis: The Illegalization of Weed in America” by Box Brown

Readers who have an interest in learning and understanding why and how marijuana became illegal may find this factual novel to be a good read. The author provides insight into why marijuana prohibition was introduced, dissects the emergence of the War on Drugs. and explains how years upon years of propaganda have had a hand in the unequal and unfair incarceration of Black people.

The Emperor Wears No Clothes: Hemp and The Marijuana Conspiracy” by Jack Herer

The author, an infamous cannabis activist and advocate, wrote this book as a useful reference for any individual who are interested in seeing how similar the political climate around marijuana was in 1985, when the book was originally published, and today. This is in addition to the many uses of hemp that are highlighted in the book.

Sacred Bliss: A Spiritual History of Cannabis” by Mark S. Ferrara

The book highlights marijuana’s deeply intricate connection to spirituality in history. It provides the reader with a worldly perspective on how people have been using marijuana to enhance and expand their consciousness for centuries. The book is suitable for any individual interested in both the religious history of cannabis and the history of cannabis itself.

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