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UPDATE: Facebook now allows our Marijuana Ads!

We reported yesterday that we were denied by Facebook to run ads around our  celebratory sale for Marijuana Is Safer: So Why are we Driving People to Drink? facebook page reaching 500,000+ fans.  Thank you to everyone for all their support. The response has been great! If you haven’t already use the code ‘SAFER’ when prompted at checkout, and get a  copy for just $5.99. (Sale runs until June 14)

We just heard from Facebook and they are now going to allow the ads to move forward. Here’s what they had to say,”We would like to sincerely apologize for the situation that occurred with your experience with our system yesterday. After further investigation into the ads that were submitted and disapproved, our policy team determined that the ads for your book were acceptable to run on the site...Again, we want to apologize for any frustration this situation has caused. Please feel free to let me know if you have any questions regarding this situation and I’ll be happy to help out.” Clearly, people care about the issue. Marijuana is Safer is an essential guide to the issue of marijuana legalization, and the public health reasons why it’s a good idea for legalization. Already have a copy? Well, this is the perfect opportunity to get one for someone who needs some convincing. Our special promotion is still going on.  Just use the code ‘SAFER’ when prompted at checkout, and get a copy for just $5.99! (Sale runs until June 14) http://www.chelseagreen.com/bookstore/item/marijuana_is_safer:paperback Please help us spread the word about this important text – post it to your facebook, twitter, email, etc.  To read the article about the ads being denied click here


Bern Baby Bern!

Feel the Bern, now read the Bern. Chelsea Green is bringing out the first major book chronicling the issues being raised by US Senator Bernie Sanders in his campaign for president of the United States. The Essential Bernie Sanders and His Vision for America is the only book that outlines, in Sanders’ own words and […] Read More..

Economic Development is Broken. Here’s How to Fix It

Economic development today is completely broken. That’s the argument of author Michael Shuman in his new book, The Local Economy Solution. The singular focus on attracting global corporations is not just ineffective but counterproductive, Shuman argues, especially given the huge opportunity costs. Indeed, it’s not far-fetched to suggest that the best way most communities can […] Read More..

5 Shareable Strategies for Creating Climate Action

Frustrated about climate change? You’re not alone. Most people in our society find themselves somewhere on the spectrum of depressed about our climate situation to flat-out denying that it exists. In fact, the more information about global warming that piles up, the less we seem to do to combat it. What is the reason for this […] Read More..

A Mini-Festo for Earth Day – Rebuild the Foodshed

For the past month, author Philip Ackerman-Leist has been on a Twitter MiniFesto campaign – each day sending out a new tweet designed to spark conversation and pass along some lessons he learned whilst working on his last book, Rebuilding the Foodshed. You might also know Philip as the author of his memoir Up Tunket […] Read More..

Books in the News: ‘The Tao of Vegetable Gardening’ & More!

What does Taoism have to do with gardening? That question is being answered in The Washington Post this week with a lengthy profile of Chelsea Green author Carol Deppe—gardener, plant breeder, seed expert, and geneticist based in Oregon—and her new book The Tao of Vegetable Gardening. “Once I read The Tao of Vegetable Gardening, with its […] Read More..