Weed: Cannabis Culture in the Americas


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5.59 X 8.35 X 0.63 inches | 0.79 pounds
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About the Author

Caitlin Donohue is a San Francisco-raised, Mexico City-based bilingual culture journalist, radio producer, and drug educator. She's written about cannabis culture and politics for 12 years, and Weed is her second book for young adults.


"This book's timing is perfect for our world. As we begin to see past the weeds (pun intended) to find sustainable solutions rooted in harm reduction for our youth, this is the book to share." -- Felicia Carbajal, community organizer and executive director of The Social Impact Center

-- (6/9/2023 12:00:00 AM)

"Caitlin Donohue's Weed: Cannabis Culture in the Americas masterfully connects the dots between the ancient roots and modern implications and applications of cannabis, delivering an enlightening journey through diverse perspectives."-- Javier Hasse, drug reporter, co-founder/CEO of Spanish-language website El Planteo, Benzinga head of content

-- (6/9/2023 12:00:00 AM)

"Accessible, engaging and evidence based, Weed provides an excellent overview of the political changes related to cannabis in the Americas and the personal stories that provide meaning and motivation to the global reform movement . . . A must-have for young people and other curious readers!" -- Zara Snapp, drug policy advocate and director of Mexico's Instituto RIA

-- (6/9/2023 12:00:00 AM)

"Solid research and a global perspective create a useful approach focusing on harm reduction." --Kirkus Reviews

-- (6/1/2023 12:00:00 AM)

"[O]ffers serious researchers fresh perspectives."--Booklist

-- (8/16/2023 12:00:00 AM)