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Marijuana is Safer So Why Are We Driving People to Drink? by Steve Fox

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Published by Chelsea Green Pub. Co. in White River Junction, VT .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Marijuana -- United States,
  • Marijuana abuse -- United States,
  • Alcoholism -- United States,
  • Drug legalization -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Steve Fox, Paul Armentano, Mason Tvert.
ContributionsArmentano, Paul., Tvert, Mason.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV5822.M3 F69 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 210 p. ;
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24115276M
ISBN 101603581448
ISBN 109781603581448
LC Control Number2009022073

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Marijuana is Safer. 1,, likes talking about this. The book that's changing the way people think -- and talk -- about marijuana. Get your Followers: M.   In the wake of that unprecedented victory, nationally recognized marijuana-policy experts Steve Fox, Paul Armentano, and Mason Tvert revisit the “Marijuana Is Safer” message that contributed to the campaign’s success–as the first edition of this book predicted it would in In this updated and expanded edition, the authors include a.   Regardless, the authors’ argument that marijuana is the safer of the two recreational intoxicants is rock solid, and one can see that this everyday, common-sense comparison would be an effective tool in changing public perception, manipulated as it has been by everyone from Nancy Reagan to the great brewing concerns. However, the title doesn't represent the thorough nature of this book. "Marijuana is safer" covers numerous aspects of this issue including the racial ramifications, the legal marijuana economy, the special interests that prevent legalization, commercial hemp, and examples of covert government propaganda to misinform the public about marijuana/5().

"Marijuana Is Safer: So Why Are We Driving People to Drink? is the most extensive and up-to-date book I've ever read regarding adults’ relationship with the cannabis plant. If you’ve ever questioned whether marijuana is an objectively safer alternative to . The second possibility is that marijuana offers a safer alternative to other drugs: that if you start smoking pot to deal with chronic pain you never graduate to opioids. Which is it? This is a.   The authors of this book work on the frontlines in the battle against marijuana prohibition. Steve Fox (Marijuana Policy Project), LRC columnist Paul Armentano (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws), and Mason Tvert (Safer Alternative for Enjoyable Recreation) make the case for marijuana legalization based on the relative safety .   In states with medical marijuana laws, prescriptions for opioids from through dropped by about 2 million daily doses per year, according to an analysis of Medicare Part D .

  Marijuana Is Safer, written by nationally recognized marijuana policy experts Steve Fox, Paul Armentano, and Mason Tvert, compares two of the most popular recreational substances in the world — marijuana and alcohol. The book asks why society punishes those who choose to engage in the activity which is relatively safer. Marijuana Is Safer introduces readers to the cannabis plant and its effects on the user, debunks some of the government’s most frequently cited marijuana myths, and, most importantly, provides persuasive arguments and talking points for the millions of Americans who want to advance the cause of marijuana policy reform and educate friends.   J ust because today marijuana is widely regarded as safer than alcohol doesn’t mean that’s the final word. A bestselling anti-marijuana book is making waves for suggesting that the drug may be Author: Alex Halperin.   WHAT: Launch Party and Book Signing for Marijuana Is Safer: So Why Are We Driving People to Drink? WHO: Co-Authors Mason Tvert of SAFER and Paul Armentano of NORML WHEN: Tuesday, August 4, p.m., Author discussion begins at 6 p.m. WHERE: Oaksterdam Student Union, Broadway, Oakland, Just steps from the 19th St./Oakland .