This is the definitive guide to pot culture from the world's most trusted name when it comes to getting stoned. This practical and playful handbook features in-depth information on pot's high-story and place in popular culture, ganja globetrotting destinations, pot skills, "pot luck" recipes, celebrity endorsements and observations, famous marijuana strain profiles, stoner slang, and "420 Things to Do When You're High". Ever wonder how often to change your bongwater? The most effective method for baking potent pot brownies? How to deal with your dealer? The best destinations for a ganja getaway? Where to find the weed once you get there? How to hide herb in your car? Whether to grow your own? Who to call if you get busted? Or how something as wonderful as marijuana ever got to be illegal in the first place? Lucky for you, it's all here, in "The Official Pot Smoker's Handbook", the first book of its kind from "High Times", the world's most trusted name when it comes to getting stoned.Since 1974, "High Times" magazine has reported on the smugglers, growers, dealers, artists, activists and everyday heads who make up the marijuana culture, a torch passed down from Chinese herbalists, Islamic hashish-eaters, African herbsman, Jamaican rastas, Pancho Villa's Mexican revolutionaries and New Orleans' legendary jazz-cats, to beatniks, hippies, yippies, punks, ravers and hip-hoppers, and now on to a new generation of stoners, scattered like seeds across the Earth, but globally connected by a common philosophy, an underground etiquette and the ongoing struggle to free the weed.
"The Pot Smoker's Handbook" rolls all of this collected wisdom together into a single, indispensable ganja guide-whether you want to light up yourself or just hang out for the contact high.
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Author Biography - Editors of High Times Magazine
David Bienenstock is a writer, editor and digital film director. He is the executive editor of HIGH TIMES magazine in New York City. He directed the best selling marijuana cultivation DVD of all time (JorgeCervantes' Ultimate Grow), and has just completed the sequel, shot on location in Spain. He has travelled around the world to write about cannabis saliva, interviewing rock stars, scientists, growers, dealers, prisoners, politicians and philosophers while covering everything from the HIGH TIMES Cannabis Cup in Amsterdam to the biggest pot fields in Vancouver, Canada. Prior to HIGH TIMES, he was an editor at Penthouse magazine and directed "Don't Show Pink," a low-budget documentary about a low-rent stripper contest in Dallas. His magazine features, film trailers and more are available at www.davidbienenstock.com. He has been a guest on nationally syndicated radio and has been interviewed by national and international publications. He is highly promotable and experienced with the media, and will be available to publicize the book.