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From the Publisher"A thought provoking portrait of a Santa Cruz cannabis collective."
-The Chronicle of Higher Education
"Their book offers an important overview of a public policy matter that is certain to become more significant in the coming years."
-SocietyBooks of Note
"The authors offer a compelling take on the political and cultural debates that surround this issue."
"Chapkis and Webb’s new book provides a human element to the history, pharmacology, psychology, and politics of medical marijuana in a way that no other work has. The book is as riveting as a detective novel, as informative as a textbook, and as moving as a romance. I loved reading it and sure wish I’d written it."
-Mitch Earleywine, Ph.D. ,Author of Understanding Marijuana
"Chapkis and Webb have done a masterful job in describing the intricacies of the drug debate and offer brilliant analysis on a complex and controversial subject. Both baby boomers and the current teenage population will find this book important and compelling reading."
-Terry Williams,author of Crackhouse: Notes from the End of the Line
"Emphasis here is on the human experience—extensive interviews provide a unique look at the day-to-day issues faced by chronic and terminally ill patients who find relief through the marijuana that is grown and distributed to them at no cost. WAMM’s history, philosophies, and relationship with local officials are also examined."
“The authors clarify many of the issues relating to medical marijuana and how it differs from recreational use.”-Library Journal