"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
In a blistering expose based on interviews with policy makers and a catalog of damning statistics, journalist Dan Baum shows how America's war on drugs went from a politically potent campaign play to today's multibillion-dollar government boondoggle--a 'war' that's run roughshod over Constitutional rights and put a quarter of young black men behind bars without so much as denting the demand for drugs. Learn More