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ISBN: 9781603585101
Year Added to Catalog: 2013
Book Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 5 3/8 x 8 3/8
Number of Pages: 256
Book Publisher: Chelsea Green
Release Date: August 2, 2013
Web Product ID: 751

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Marijuana Is Safer, Updated and Expanded Edition

So Why Are We Driving People to Drink?

by Steve Fox, Mason Tvert, Paul Armentano

Foreword by Norm Stamper

Table of Contents


PART ONE: The Choice: Marijuana vs. Alcohol

  1. The Big Two: The Popular Acceptance and Use of Marijuana and Alcohol
  2. Pot 101: Understanding Marijuana
  3. Removing the “Toxic” from Intoxication: An Objective Comparison of the Effects of Alcohol and Marijuana

PART TWO: Choice, Interrupted

  1. “Reefer Madness” and All That Jazz: The Origins of Pot Prohibition
  2. Reality Check: The Truth Behind Common Marijuana Myths
  3. How Society Is Systematically Driving Us to Drink
  4. The Real-World Ramifications of Our Pro-Alcohol Culture

PART THREE: Freedom of Choice

  1. You Would Think This Would Be Enough: Traditional Arguments Against Marijuana Prohibition
  2. Not Adding a Vice but Providing an Alternative
  3. From Theory to Practice: “Safer” to SAFER
  4. The Wall Comes Down: Colorado Makes Marijuana Legal
  5. Toward a Tipping Point: Creating a Buzz—and Sparking Change
  6. Our Vision of the Future

Appendix: Spreading the “Marijuana Is Safer” Message


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