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Were Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Inspired by Cannabis?

Lewis Carroll wrote a fantastical adventure of a little girl who gets lost in Wonderland. But did cannabis help shape his writing?

The Gonzo Ganja: Hunter S. Thompson’s Widow to Clone His Cannabis

The wife of late gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson announced plans to clone strains from his personal collection, which will be sold at cannabis shops across Colorado.

Reading Goosebumps High: A Spooky Trip Down Memory Lane

In my teens, I was obsessed with Goosebumps books. I wanted to see whether they could withstand the test of time—whether cannabis would help or hinder the experience.

Pair These Cannabis Strains with 5 of Stephen King’s Best Novels

If you’re thinking of picking up one of Stephen King's works, these cannabis strains pair well with some of our favorite stories from the King of Horror.

Behind Tolkien’s Books: Is Hobbit Pipe-Weed Really Cannabis?

J.R.R. Tolkien's hobbits love their pipe-weed. What is pipe-weed exactly, and what is its connection to cannabis and counterculture?

Jesse Ventura Wants Cannabis Legalized in His Lifetime

The ex-wrestler and Minnesota governor unloads on the government's war on "a magnificent plant" in his new book, "Jesse Ventura's Marijuana Manifesto."

Build Your Own Cannabis Library With These Must-Read Books About Marijuana

We asked Leafly staff what their favorite cannabis-related books were and their responses varied from educational resources to memoirs and even a few cookbooks.

Can Cannabis Change Capitalism? VICE Columnist, Author Thinks So

“Cannabis should transform capitalism, not the other way around," says David Bienenstock. “We have to fight really hard to make this an inclusive industry."

How Mexican ‘Herbolarias’ Transformed Hemp into Psychoactive Marijuana

Where did psychoactive marijuana come from? We know cannabis came to the United States from Mexico in the early 1900s, but how did it get there?

‘Beyond Buds’: A Look into Ed Rosenthal’s New Guide to Cannabis Extracts

Leafly takes a look at Ed Rosenthal's latest book on cannabis extracts, Beyond Buds, as it walks you through the many different types of cannabis extracts and how they are made.

7 Famous Book Characters That Use Cannabis

Marijuana has long been a part of American art culture, especially fiction. Here are 7 book characters that spent some time enjoying the benefits of cannabis.