Potent logo

The Cannabis Culture of Literature Is Hitting the Shelves

by Keilah Keiser 3 years ago in literature
Report Story

24 Weed Reads

If these 24 game-changing books aren’t yet on your reading list, they should be. Especially if you partake in a little weed now and then. Whether you’re looking for facts and information about pot, or just want something a little lighthearted to read, there’s a book here for you that will keep you entertained as you smoke a little ganja.

Books about controversial subjects have always been around—and the topic of cannabis always seems to come under a continuing debate. Is marijuana good for you? Is it bad for you? Those two sentences open up a big wide world of confusion. But that shouldn’t come as any surprise. Throughout the years, and even now, cannabis has a dark side to it, and a much more happy side. And thankfully that positive side of weed is becoming more and more prevalent, as both the medical and scientific communities start to agree on the benefits of this amazing and versatile plant.

Cannabis studies are always ongoing, more now than ever before. We’ve always known about the many benefits of weed, but now medicine and science are affirming this. For the last 3,000 years cannabidiol, the wonder substance found in marijuana, has been used to treat a wide variety of physical and mental ailments. Pick up any one of several books on the list that delve into the many medical benefits of weed that you might not be aware of. Did you know that marijuana can help manage nausea, vomiting, and loss of appetite? Or that’s it’s been used by many ancient cultures to treat earaches, absentmindedness, and menstrual cramps?

For those of us who don’t want to spend time wading through the complexities of study results, cannabis literature that’s been written to inform and educate your average marijuana user is a great way to get in the know.

Perhaps you want to know what weed can do for your overall health and wellbeing. Or maybe you’re wondering how cannabis can ease your aching back. There’s a book on the list for both of those health concerns. A book that you don’t have to go hunting too far to find. Books on cannabis are available in ways they haven’t been before. Just check out Amazon…search for marijuana and the results will impress you.

It’s not just cannabis literature to inform and educate that’s available, either. Gone are boring cookbooks, and here to stay are books on how to cook with cannabis. This is because perhaps the biggest wave of innovation to hit the weed culture is how we’re consuming pot. Not only are we smoking it, we’re vaping it, and infusing foods with marijuana in ways never thought of before. We’re even juicing weed, and getting healthy with the beneficial cannabinoids that are exclusive to the cannabis plant.

Still another subject that’s new to the shelves is home cannabis cultivation. No more prohibition stopping you from growing your own—now is the perfect time to see how green your thumb is. And with numerous books dedicated to marijuana horticulture you can’t go wrong. Having control over your own weed lets you grow plants without the use of fertilizers, fungicides, and pesticides—going organic is ideal for anyone using the benefits of cannabis for medical purposes.

With so many varied topics to choose from, adding a tome or two to your shelf of books is easy. Now you can learn all sorts of interesting tidbits, and facts about your favorite plant, from the history of weed, to the political issues to what the new cannabis culture looks like for the future.


About the author

Keilah Keiser

Reader insights

Be the first to share your insights about this piece.

How does it work?

Add your insights


There are no comments for this story

Be the first to respond and start the conversation.

Sign in to comment

    Find us on social media

    Miscellaneous links

    • Explore
    • Contact
    • Privacy Policy
    • Terms of Use
    • Support

    © 2022 Creatd, Inc. All Rights Reserved.