By Martin A. Lee
“Hallelujah and glory be to Smoke Signals, Martin Lee’s bodacious new book…Lee chronicles every little thing and everybody worthy chronicling within the annals of marijuana” (High Times).
This is the nice American pot tale, a dramatic social exploration of a plant that sits on the nexus of political, criminal, scientific, and medical discourse. From its old origins, to its state of the art healing merits, to its position in a tradition struggle that hasn't ever ceased, marijuana has advanced past its personal illicit tradition right into a dynamic, multibillion-dollar undefined. due to the fact 1996, while California electorate authorized Proposition 215, dozens of country and native governments around the state have circumvented federal authority to legalize marijuana for clinical reasons. Mining the plant’s wealthy botanical houses, scientific researchers at the moment are developing promising marijuana-based remedies for melanoma, middle disorder, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, continual discomfort, and lots of different stipulations. Martin Lee, an award-winning investigative journalist, examines this complicated panorama the place criminal ambiguity meets medical step forward in a wide ranging, character-driven saga.