Pot Planet: Adventures in Global Marijuana Culture

Pot Planet: Adventures in Global Marijuana Culture

Brian Preston


Marijuana is cultivated in approximately each quarter of the realm, from the jungles of Laos to the arid hills of northern California. it is smoked and loved for medicinal, non secular, and leisure reasons through an envisioned 2 hundred million humans world wide. In Pot Planet, journalist Brian Preston units out on a world ganja safari to discover unusual new hashish cultures, to search out new growers, activists, and different reefer revolutionaries ... and to boldly get baked with every one of them. Preston's trips take him throughout each strata of pot cultivation and pleasure. within the Canadian Kootenays he meets hemp farmers suffering to reap their crop at the fringes of legitimacy. In Cambodia and Morocco he explores the ultimate frontiers of 3rd international weed fanatics. In northern California he's taking a clear-eyed examine the medicinal marijuana move, seeing either its grants and its difficulties. In England, Switzerland, and Spain he observes grudging governments catching as much as public tolerance. And on the hashish Cup in Amsterdam he joins within the raucous multiday tasting pageant and party on the foreign summit of the easiest breeders, growers, and connoisseurs on this planet. half investigative travelogue, half cultural historical past, half polemic for the unfettered delight in nature's so much ideal and enjoyable herb, Pot Planet is an unforgettable odyssey into the multifaceted international of hemp, filled with wit, perception, and inspiration.

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