Praise for Dying to Get High
In Dying to Get High, Marijuana as Medicine, noted sociologist Wendy Chapkis and Richard J. Webb investigate one community of seriously-ill patients fighting the federal government for the right to use physician-recommended marijuana. Based in Santa Cruz, California, the Wo/Menís Alliance for Medical Marijuana (WAMM) is a unique patient-caregiver cooperative providing marijuana free of charge to mostly terminally ill members. ... Wendy Chapkis and Richard J. Webb tackle the broader, complex history of medical marijuana in America through compelling interviews with patients, public officials, law enforcement officers and physicians...