Brave New Weed: Adventures into the Uncharted World of Cannabis (英語) ペーパーバック – 2017/10/10
“The ultimate ‘Just Say Yes!’ book. I got a contact high from reading it.” -- John Waters
“An expansively researched book that finds the author trekking from Amsterdam to Israel to Colorado to craft an up-to-the-minute portrait of the past and future of cannabis.” -- Stranger
“An outstanding book.” -- Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, award-winning Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products, Hebrew University, and the grandfather of cannabis research
“A fresh, clear-eyed, and lucidly reported travel guide to the rapidly expanding American subcontinent of medical and not-so-medical marijuana. Dolce is our de Tocqueville for Weed 2.0.” -- Brad Gooch, author of Smash Cut
“A thoroughly enjoyable and highly informative romp through the politics, science, industry and culture of cannabis.” -- Ethan Nadelmann, Executive Director, Drug Policy Alliance
“Dolce weaves a fascinating tale of the twisted history―and even more twisted pretzel logic―behind marijuana prohibition…Equal parts travelogue, existential discovery and historical exegesis…A well-spun narrative and a damn fun, breezy read about the ubiquitous weed…Dolce writes with clarity and expertise about the plant and its utility to mankind.” -- The Fresh Toast
“Employing aspects of travel narrative, pop history, journalism, and personal diary, Dolce is a genial and engaging narrator with a knack for breaking down complex science and making it easily digestible for laypeople. Brave New Weed will prove popular with cannabis enthusiasts, and will surprise and entertain the general reader.” -- Publishers Weekly
“One of the most fascinating accounts of the state of marijuana. A charming, honest look into pot’s past―and what that says about its future.” -- Rolling Stone
“No matter where you fall on the cannabis debate, this book will surprise you, intrigue you, and make you think. Brave New Weed provides a fresh perspective and demonstrates just how little we know about this ubiquitous, multifaceted, and ancient plant.” -- Dr. Andrew Weil, author of Mind Over Meds: How to Protect Yourself from Overmedication by Knowing When Drugs Are Necessary and When Alternatives May Be Better
Joe Dolce is the former editor in chief of Details and Star magazines, and has written for many of the world’s leading publications, including the New York Times, Gourmet, and Travel + Leisure. He is the CEO and founder of Joe Dolce Communications, a presentation and media-training company based in New York City. He is not a stoner.
- 発売日 : 2017/10/10
- ペーパーバック : 288ページ
- ISBN-10 : 9780062499929
- ISBN-13 : 978-0062499929
- 寸法 : 13.49 x 1.65 x 20.32 cm
- 出版社 : Harper Wave; Reprint版 (2017/10/10)
- 言語: : 英語
- ASIN : 0062499920
- Amazon 売れ筋ランキング: - 398,880位洋書 (の売れ筋ランキングを見る洋書)
There is s lot of information in this book that attempts to educate, but in the end most is copied from internet and personally passed on from people with vested interests or strong belief in their own deductions. Some is mis-reported, some is the authors understanding and inferences, some conflicts with actual research. The author is no scientist and has no training in wading through conflicting findings and data, he tries but there are a few jarring “huh?” boggles at times for those who have read more original sources.
Still, these errors can be excused and the advice is honest and likely will help many. The stories are enlightening and s good counterbalance to stereotypes that we are exposed to relentlessly. One can excuse the authors relentless positivity and enthusiasm, he’s a new convert. Will it all come out as positively as he predicts? Will the research findings continue to support the boundless optimism? As always, mixed outcomes are more likely, but those who want to change the way things work will need that enthusiasm.
We here in Canada are just embarking on a great adventure ourselves by taking the plunge on a national level, something that likely will change the story south of the border and around the world. Our government is less deadlocked and public opinion less divided, and looking at US history, that step is likely at least a decade or two away.