Rusty Young was backpacking in South America when he heard about Thomas McFadden, a convicted English drug trafficker who ran tours inside Bolivia's notorious San Pedro prison. Intrigued, the young Australian journalisted went to La Paz and joined one of Thomas's illegal tours.
Nationally recognized marijuana-policy experts Steve Fox, Paul Armentano, and Mason Tvert compare and contrast the relative harms and legal status of the two most popular recreational substances in the world—marijuana and alcohol. Learn More
Much like the do-it-yourself pocket guides that make home improvement seem unintimidating, Marijuana Made Simple walks the reader through every single step of growing, using no-nonsense language and easy-to-follow instructions. Learn More
Matt Mernagh’s Marijuana Smoker’s Guidebook is the ultimate field guide for marijuana. Featuring 180 commercially-available cannabis strains from across the world, this book shows and tells you how to identify and enjoy the buds you’ve got, the buds you want and the buds you might never even have heard of.
Alfred Ryan Nerz is a Yale-educated author, journalist, and TV producer. He’s also a longtime marijuana enthusiast who has made it his mission to better understand America’s long-standing love-hate relationship with our favorite (sometimes) illegal drug. Learn More
"Regarded as 'God's own medicine,' preparations of opium were as common in the Victorian medicine cabinet as aspirin is in ours. As late as 1915, pamphlets issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture were still mentioning opium poppies as a good cash crop for northern farmers. Learn More
In REEFER MADNESS, the author of FAST FOOD NATION investigates America's black market and its far-reaching influence on our society through three of its mainstays -- pot, porn, and illegal immigrants. Learn More
In this era of marijuana activism, DIY, and gardening fever, what better use for that windowsill or small patch than growing your own weed? This fun, colorful guide makes marijuana cultivation less intimidating than ever before.
Everybody’s doing it, but only Mamakind writes about it. She embodies the counterculture combo of Chelsey Handler, Dan Savage and Tommy Chong—with a little Barbra Streisand thrown in for good measure. Learn More