MIT Press has released Craft Weed, by Concordia University law professor Ryan Stoa. In it, Stoa insists that a takeover by large corporations isn’t written in stone. Of course, Northern California is what gives the academic hope.
- “People tend not to gravitate to the absolute cheapest possible or lowest-grade strains. Many cannabis consumers want high-quality, sustainable products. So it’s pretty clear to me that a craft beer model is perfectly replicable in the weed industry,” said the author.
- Our newbies should learn the story of San Francisco’s Brownie Mary. At 60, she became and indelible presence in the normalization of cannabis. It was a journey that took her both to the back of multiple police wagons and the heights of activism.