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Author Fine, Doug.

Title Too high to fail : cannabis and the new green economic revolution / Doug Fine.

Imprint New York : Gotham Books, c2012.

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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  338.17379 F493t 2012    ---  Available
Description xlv, 319 p., [8] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents If you were inclined to stereotype, incline the other way -- Yes, but does the topic pass the Rwanda test? -- The day a cannabis farmer cried out,"Thank God, the police." -- Adventures with Vioxx -- If your cancer treatment options can cost you your job, you might be living under a policy in need of change -- Reporting to you from inside the bubble within the bubble within the bubble -- The end of "green, leafy" as cultural profanity and the birth of the redneck hippie --Setting industry standards for a post-drug war craft cannabis market -- Redneck hippie capitalism -- A valuable truck burying -- Intergenerational neighborhood relations in cannabis culture -- Replication of the clones -- Birth of the Lucille triplets and Tomas's crop comes home -- Lucille's Gregor Mendel -- The zip-tie program comes of age, musically, before my eyes -- The mostly volunteer Kama Karma work crew arrives -- A farmer is a farmer is a farmer -- Emergence of a sustainable outdoor cannabis cultivator -- Collective farming in the time of helicopters -- Punks in paradise : seeing the behavior from which the human Lucille's concerns derive -- A modern agricultural businessman prepares for a Fourth of July regulatory inspection -- The zip-tie program survives the federal eye -- How a plastic zip tie undergoes a 50,000 percent markup and becomes an insurance policy -- In which I discover that I had already run the gauntlet, and learn of the Northstone Two -- Panzer's paradox -- Redirecting Prison, Inc. -- Lucille harvest emergency -- Trimming with buds -- The stigma front : should storefront cannabis dispensaries be relegated to red light districts? -- Bubble breach -- The thirteen-billion-dollar economic hit -- Meet the patients -- Pharmakon and the complex molecule -- Visions of the coming drug peace : the tipping point for cannabis reclassification and regulation.
Summary An examination of the legal cannabis industry, discussing the drugs benefits as a palliative medicinal treatment and potential, if legalized, to stimulate the economy, reduce the number of incarcerated individuals, and cripple drug cartels.
Subject Marijuana -- Economic aspects.
Marijuana industry.
ISBN 9781592407095
1592407099
Standard No. 40021202293

 
    
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