By NORML Founder And Legal Counsel, Keith Stroup*“This is the story of NORML, the oldest and most effective of the organizations dedicated to the reform of marijuana laws. It is told in a lively and engaging manner by its founder and leader, Keith Stroup, who has been battling this destructive prohibition for more than 40 years. More than providing an excellent history of the tortured arrival of marijuana into contemporary American culture, it is also a chronology of fascinating experiences and remarkable people Stroup encountered on this crusade.”* - Lester Grinspoon, M.D. (Associate Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School)
Coming on January 15th, 2013 from High Times Books, It’s NORML to Smoke Pot: The 40 Year Fight for Marijuana Smokers’ Rights by NORML Founder and Legal Counsel, Keith Stroup, provides the first ever account of the history of NORML’s forty decade fight for a sane marijuana policy direct from the person who started it all.
From the highs of the early 1970’s, to the tumultuous 1980’s to early 90’s, to being on the verge of legalization in 2012, It’s NORML to Smoke Pot will introduce you to the colorful cast of players involved. The book provides you with unparalleled insight into the politics and strategies involved and you’ll discover the blood, sweat, and tears that has gone into fighting for the civil liberties of adult cannabis consumers.
You can now pre-order the book online below. All orders placed prior to January 1st will be signed by the author! Order your copy today and share it with a bud.
Advanced praise forIt’s NORML to Smoke Pot**:**
A terrific review of the marijuana legalization movement over the last 40 years in America, from the person who has been at the center of it all, NORML Founder Keith Stroup. - Willie Nelson
As America is nearing ever closer to ending the prohibition on marijuana, the story of that fight is the story of NORML. And the story of NORML is the story of its founder, Keith Stroup. Keith is a lawyer who has dedicated his career to defending an ideal: that the mature adult use of marijuana is a civil liberty. If you believe in the principle of civil liberties, then Keith Stroup is a true American hero. Read this book and you’ll see why. - Rick Steves, travel writer, public television producer and host