Grass Roots: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Marijuana in America

Grass Roots: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Marijuana in America

by Emily Dufton


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780465096169
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 12/05/2017
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 330,480
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Emily Dufton holds a PhD in American Studies from George Washington University. She lives outside of Washington, DC.

Table of Contents

Introduction: A Higher Calling 1

Chapter 1 "Forward, All Smokers!" 11

Chapter 2 Its Norml to Smoke Pot 29

Chapter 3 Marijuana: A Signal of Misunderstanding 45

Chapter 4 "You Won't Have to Be Paranoid Anymore!" 57

Chapter 5 "I'm Like a Bottle Maker During Prohibition" 73

Chapter 6 Atlanta, 1976 89

Chapter 7 The Downfall of Peter Bourne 107

Chapter 8 The Coming Parent Revolution 123

Chapter 9 "The Most Potent Force There Is" 143

Chapter 10 The Truth Behind Just Say No 165

Chapter 11 Crack Update 189

Chapter 12 "The Florence Nightingale of Medical Marijuana" 207

Chapter 13 A Social Justice Issue 225

Conclusion: Lessons Learned 249

Acknowledgments 263

Notes 267

Index 295

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