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Marijuana nation : one man's chronicle of America getting high : from Vietnam to legalization / Roger Roffman.

  • Roffman, Roger A., 1942-
Date
2014
  • Books

About this work

Description

The author, a former professor of social work and Army officer, recounts his experiences with marijuana, discusses the controversies about it, and argues that it is neither as dangerous nor as harmless as opponents and proponents claim.

Publication/Creation

New York : Pegasus Books, 2014.

Physical description

xvii, 345 pages, 16 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations (some colour) ; 24 cm

Edition

First Pegasus Books edition.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-341).

Contents

Author's Note -- Prologue -- Part 1. Vietnam -- 1. Plea -- 2. Coping -- 3. Suicide Attempt? -- 4. Fellini Film -- 5. No Redemption -- 6. Dinky Dow Smoke -- 7. Long Binh Jail -- 8. Answers for General Westmoreland -- 9. Sacrificed Truth -- 10. You Could Be Tried -- 11. 32% -- 12. Grief and Shame -- 13. Contrasting Agendas -- 14. Toxins -- Part 2. Berkeley -- 15. The First Time -- 16. Preferred by Reviled Groups -- 17. Claude Lay Dead -- 18. What the F* * * Are You Thinking? -- 19. Bryan -- Part 3. Activism -- 20. Joint Hearing -- 21. We See You as a Key Leader -- 22. Primary Sponsor -- 23. Hypocrite -- 24. Unlikely Ally -- 25. Fork in the Road -- 26. Art Linkletter's Advice -- 27. Final Passage -- 28. Toppling Dominoes -- 29. 16 Pounds of Pot -- Part 4. Dependence -- 30. I Want You Back -- 31. Dependence -- 32. Unmet Need -- 33. We're Not Zealots -- 34. Hempfest -- 35. Eternal Intermission -- Part 5. Activism Renewed -- 36. Cheech and Chong -- 37. Compassion -- 38. Alison's Invitation -- 39. A Myth Endures -- 40. Signposts -- Epilogue -- Postscript -- Acknowledgments.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    FCJ.6
    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9781605985466
  • 1605985465