Are you a history buff and a cannabis user? Maybe you can go deeper on why you get the opportunity now to consume your favorite plant and reap its benefits. If that’s the case, here are 5 books about cannabis history that you must read:

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

Box Brown provides detailed research on how weed became notorious in America to the point of illegalization. It also highlights the role of government propaganda and the undertakings of the black community.

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

The book focuses on the spiritual aspect of cannabis. Not related to the fantasy genre, it tackles the views of people, especially those who belong to various religious sectors.

 “Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana – Medical, Recreational and Scientific” by Martin A. Lee

This book is not just your typical retelling of the history of cannabis. It expounds more on the underlying details of society’s perspectives with amazing captured images.

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

Jack Herer encapsulates his advocacy for weed use in this book. It has a political take in it, especially on the understanding of weed’s overdue legalization.

 “Pot in Pans” by Robyn Griggs Lawrence

This book has an interesting take as it focuses more on the culinary roots rather than the socio-political issues.

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