The Resource Pot planet: : adventures in global marijuana culture, Brian Preston, (electronic resource)

Pot planet: : adventures in global marijuana culture, Brian Preston, (electronic resource)

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Pot planet: : adventures in global marijuana culture
Title
Pot planet:
Title remainder
adventures in global marijuana culture
Statement of responsibility
Brian Preston
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Language
eng
Summary
Marijuana is cultivated in nearly every region of the world, from the jungles of Laos to the arid hills of northern California. It's smoked and enjoyed for medicinal, spiritual, and recreational purposes by an estimated 200 million people worldwide. In Pot Planet, journalist Brian Preston sets out on a global ganja safari to explore strange new cannabis cultures, to seek out new growers, activists, and other reefer revolutionaries ... and to boldly get baked with each of them. Preston's journeys take him across every strata of pot cultivation and enjoyment. In the Canadian Kootenays, he meets hemp farmers struggling to harvest their crop on the fringes of legitimacy. In Cambodia and Morocco, he explores the final frontiers of Third World weed enthusiasts. In northern California, he takes a clear-eyed look at the medicinal marijuana movement, seeing both its promises and its problems. In England, Switzerland, and Spain he observes grudging governments catching up to public tolerance. And at the Cannabis Cup in Amsterdam, he joins in the raucous multiday tasting competition and celebration at the international summit of the best breeders, growers, and connoisseurs in the world. Part investigative travelogue, part cultural history, part polemic for the unfettered enjoyment of nature's most perfect and pleasing herb, Pot Planet is an unforgettable odyssey into the multifaceted world of hemp, full of wit, insight, and inspiration
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Midwest
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1957-
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Preston, Brian
Dewey number
306/.1
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Marijuana
  • Cannabis
  • Subculture
  • Preston, Brian
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Pot planet: : adventures in global marijuana culture, Brian Preston, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11801264
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Publication
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multicolored
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MWT11801264
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11801264
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remote
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11801264
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Pot planet: : adventures in global marijuana culture, Brian Preston, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11801264
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11801264
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11801264
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11801264
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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