The Cannabis Manifesto answers essential questions about the plant, using extensive research to fuel a thoughtful discussion about cannabis science and law, as well as its biological, mental, and spiritual effects on human beings. With a cultural critic's eye peering through the lens of social justice, DeAngelo explains how cannabis prohibition has warped our most precious institutions—from the family, to the workplace, to the doctor’s office and the courtroom. In calling for a realistic national policy on a substance that has been used by half of all Americans, this essential primer will forever change the way the world thinks about cannabis, its benefits, and the laws governing its use.
“Steve DeAngelo is the earliest pioneer of socially responsible and patient- and community-centric cannabis distribution. If you are wondering if medical cannabis might help you or a friend or family member, or if you have questions about medical cannabis, or if you’re just trying to figure out what this issue entails, let this book be your guide.Willie L. Brown, Jr., 41st mayor of San Francisco
I don't know that there's anyone on the planet right now who possesses Steve DeAngelo’s level of business savvy and knowledge of the cannabis plant. When he offers up his wisdom, people should listen and try to soak up as much knowledge as they can. I know I do.Johnny Green, editor of The Weed Blog
Steve DeAngelo is the kind of devoted activist who normally would get hospitals and schools named after him, if he had been advocating something more mainstream. He is articulate, fiercely tenacious, and lives by his own principles, in life and in business. But as our recent history has shown, he might have something more important than a monument—a victory.Peter Sagal, host of NPR’s Wait Wait … Don’t Tell MeA pioneering voice in the movement to liberate the cannabis plant and those who rely on it for health and wellness, Steve DeAngelo shares his vision for a more just world in this forward-thinking manifesto.Aaron Smith, executive director of National Cannabis Industry AssociationIn The Cannabis Manifesto, Steve DeAngelo has written what amounts to the Declaration of Independence for Cannabis.Sara Davidson, author of Loose Change
- Publisher: North Atlantic Books
- Genre: Nonfiction/Political Science
- ISBN-13: 9781623171544