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From The New York Times best-selling author of The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert, everything you need to know about America’s favorite recreational plant
Who better to guide you through the distinctive scents of cannabis than Richard Betts, a Master Sommelier (one of fewer than 200 in the world) with an unrivaled nose and the author of three scratch-and-sniff books? In this novel book, Betts demystifies the differences between cannabis and hemp, indica and sativa, and describes how each strain will make you feel and more, aided by scents to truly allow readers to understand the distinction between Train Wreck and Sour Diesel. With a short history lesson on where Mary Jane came from and how it became humanity’s beloved pastime, plus a guide to the most popular strains, this handbook is a fact-filled and fun guide to all things cannabis. And if you don't live in a state that has legalized marijuana, this book is the closest thing you'll have to toking up!
About the Author
RICHARD BETTS is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert. He has been featured in the New York Times, Wine Spectator, Food & Wine, Outside, GQ, and Details and speaks frequently on wine throughout the country. He is also the founder of two wine companies, Betts & Scholl and Scarpetta, which have won top praise from leading wine publications. He is also the founder and president of Sombra Mezcal and Astral Tequila, and his newest wine ventures include Saint Glinglin Bordeaux, My Essential Red, My Essential White, and My Essential Rosé.
Rotem Raffe is an art director, designer, and illustrator based in New York City, and is the co-founder and creator of Short Stack Editions.