Learning about cannabis, whether it’s for growing, medical, or recreational purposes is easier to do these days than it was 50 years ago. There are tons of online resources available both online and offline that offer plenty of advice on the subjects. However, if you’re specifically looking for books about cannabis, we’ve created a list of some of the most popular reading selections available.
Books on cannabis are sure to intrigue anyone — from the casual smoker to the diehard and devoted user. After all, there is so much to learn about this impactful little herb.
If you want to make reading fun again, here are 7 of the best cannabis books you can buy.
1. The Ultimate Medical Marijuana Strain and Reference And Growing Guide For Pain Relief by Michael Blood
This book a a good pick for anyone who’s a strong advocate of weed and its rehabilitative properties, and contains many references on a ton of strains and their benefits. It also contains information on up to 120 different conditions.
3. Growgirl by Heather Donahue
If you appreciate a good memoir, you’ll love this read by Blair Witch Project actress, Heather Donahue. The book is about her life at 34, after deciding to move to a marijuana farm after her acting career failed to pan out as she’d hoped.
4. Grass Roots by Emily Dufton
For the history buffs, get yourself a copy of this book by Emily Dufton. It chronicles America’s legal relationship with the herb throughout the last few decades. A very interesting read.
5. Green by Dan Michaels
The wonderful photography in this novel makes it stand out. While you can purchase it for the HD photographs alone, the information tucked within the pages is even more invaluable. It contains information on over 170 strains.
6. Sweet Mary Jane by Karin Lazarus
Of course, you can’t have a comprehensive list of the best books about cannabis without throwing a good cookbook in there. Sweet Mary Jane was written by an expert in the field — gourmet pastry chef Karin Lazarus who owns a high-end bakery in Boulder, Colorado. This read contains 75 mouthwatering recipes, which will surely become staples in your household.
7. Stoned Beyond Belief by Action Bronson
Now this is a book that will make a sweet gift for any of your stoner friends. Musician Action Bronson wrote it, and it has a wide array of comics, illustrations, and recipes all in one book.
8. Jesus Weed by Gerald Taylor
Lastly, this pick will have you rolling on the ground from laughing. Fiction novels are a great escape from our everyday lives, and Jesus Weed is no different. The book chronicles the life of a young man named Gerald after a trip to Thailand (and some Jesus Weed) steers him onto a new path and changes his life forever.
There you have it, 7 of the best cannabis books you can purchase for your reading pleasure. With so much to learn about cannabis, there will certainly be more book recommendations coming soon!