The Cultural/subcultural Contexts of Marijuana Use at the Turn of the Twenty-first Century
Learn why marijuana use has increased in the new millennium
According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug. The Cultural/Subcultural Contexts of Marijuana Use at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century takes a close look at present cannabis use trends in the new millennium by providing the latest research findings and most current case studies. Age and ethnographic data are presented in detail always with a constant focus on the unique subcultural contexts in today's society. This examination explores the most pressing issues in marijuana use, including the increased popularity of blunt smoking, the social ramifications of marijuana use in gangs and Southeast Asian youth, and alternative delivery systems for medical marijuana.
The Cultural/Subcultural Contexts of Marijuana Use at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century discusses various aspects of marijuana being the drug of choice in today's culture, including the different subgroups of age, economic status, and ethnic background. The book provides a comprehensive view of the people, reasons for use, varied ways of ingesting the drug, and marijuana use "rituals." Extensive references, charts, tables, and figures are included to enhance clarification of research findings.
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Settings for Informal Social
Notes from a Suburban Marijuana Subculture
The Case of Marijuana
Social Meanings of Marijuana Use for Southeast Asian Youth
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