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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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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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