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Psychedelic Therapy Advocate Recalls Coming Of Age In The 1960s

Free-spirited therapist Ilene English takes readers on a colorful journey into the life of a grade-A hippie with her appropriately titled memoir, Hippie Chick: Coming of Age in the ’60s. From her early experiences with therapy and her relationships with addicts, to her own attraction to psychedelics, English has led a life that gave her […]

‘If You Give a Bear a Bong’ is a Children’s Book for Former Children

If you’ve ever thought about getting high with a bear, you should definitely read Sam Miserendino’s parody, If You Give A Bear A Bong. In fact, you should probably read it even if you’ve never been tempted to share a bong with a bear, because the bud-loving bear in Sam’s book will, no doubt, remind […]

New Graphic Novel Tells The Story of Cannabis Prohibition in the United States

Did you know that in 2000 BCE India, cannabis farmers believed that the plant was created by a celestial tug of war between gods and demons? Or that the first recorded use of a joint was in 1850s Mexico? Did you know that during the Spanish conquests in 1519 CE, Cortes introduced hemp farming as […]