A lot of people are still interested in buying books on cannabis, primarily because the volume of information is huge. No matter whether you are casually interested in cannabis, or would want to grow weed at home, the best books are always handy and offer a good insight into the world of cannabinoids, effects, history and beyond. In this post, we are sharing the top 10 books on cannabis.
1. ‘Cannabis: A History’
For those who are interested in the history of cannabis, this Martin Booth book is a good read. You can find more on the origins, and there is a lot of relevant information that growers may be interested in. The book does have a lot of pictures, and more importantly, covers a lot of the popular strains. The only downside – in the world of hybrids, this may not be the guide to new strains.
2. “CBD: A Patient’s Guide To Health With Medicinal Cannabis”
We all know that CBD products with less than 0.3% THC is legal, but how much do you know about the medical use of CBD. This book by Juliana Birnbaum discusses the cannabinoid CBD in detail, including how CBD has an entourage effect when in a product with terpenes, flavonoids, and other cannabinoids. You will also find considerable information on products, dosage, and other relevant matters.
3. “The Medical Marijuana Dispensary: Understanding, Medicating, and Cooking with Cannabis”
The Medical Marijuana Dispensary is one of the better books on cooking with cannabis, and two authors – Laurie and Mary Wolf – have done a great job at offering a guide that’s comprehensive. You will also get a detailed look into the popular strains and history of each, and then there are also many recipes on offer. Easily one of the better books for those who want more than just basic history about cannabis.
4. “The Emperor Wears No Clothes: Hemp and the Marijuana Conspiracy”
Talk of classics, and you have the much-acclaimed The Emperor Wears No Clothes, which is written by Jack Herer and was published way back in 1985. You will find the book to be extremely enriching, breaking down some of the common myths that cannabis is often associated with. The book is not merely informative, but also accurate, and a considerable amount of research was done before putting it together.
5. “The Cannabis Cookbook: The Ultimate Guide To Gourmet Grass”
Written by Tim Pilcher, The Cannabis Cookbook is designed for those who are interested in edibles. You will find incredible starters and main-course items listed in the simplest way, and you don’t have to worry about measurements and details. Few books cover as much on culinary cannabis as this one, and we believe it is a must-read.
6. ‘The Cannabis Encyclopedia: The Definitive Guide to Cultivation & Consumption of Medical Marijuana’
The sixth book on our list is The Cannabis Encyclopedia, which is a complete all-rounder in itself. You don’t have to feel overwhelmed by the long list of terms that people use about weed these days. The guide is completely detailed and has all the information that you will need about cannabis. The book has been authored by Jorge Cerventes¸ and you have to give credit to him for simplifying cannabis in the easiest way possible.
7. “Marijuana Horticulture: The Indoor/Outdoor Medical Grower’s Bible”
If you want to grow weed at home, Marijuana Horticulture is your go-to pick. This book has been around since 1980s and is extremely detailed, with great visuals. The book has been authored by Jorge Cervantes, who was known for his expertise on cannabis. From figuring out the environment to equipment, plant nutrition and various growing techniques, you will find it all. In other words, there is no better book that tells you more on going from seed to hash.
8. “The Cannabis Health Index”
There are only a few books that uses as many science-based studies to explain the medical use of cannabis. The Cannabis Health Index has been authored by Uwe Blesching and covers numerous studies, in a format that includes segments that covers various kinds of diseases. We understand that scientific studies and research can be boring, but this book is a bible of sorts for knowing weed without believing the myths.
9. ‘Marijuana Business: How to Open and Successfully Run a Marijuana Dispensary and Grow Facility’
If you want to grow marijuana and make money out of it, this is the only book that you will need. The book doesn’t oversimplify things, but you will know what it takes to make a name in the weed business. Since there aren’t many books on the topic, we found this one to be useful for commercial growers and budding entrepreneurs.
10. ‘Cannabis and Spirituality: An Explorer’s Guide to an Ancient Plant Spirit Ally’
Of course, there is a spiritual side to cannabis that many want to know about, and this book – Cannabis and Spirituality – covers most of the important aspects. Authored by Stephen Gray, there are essays included, and you will understand how the current world has ignored the advantages of grass. This book may not be for everyone, but is an interesting read nonetheless. The material is thought-provoking in many ways and gives the reader a fair idea about cannabis and Spirituality.
Go ahead and try some of these books today, and we promise you will discover that there’s more to marijuana than just the high. Most of these are available for online sale.