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Tokin' Women - The 4,000 Year Herstory of Women and Marijuana

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Tokin' Women is a must-read book that presents amazing descriptions of amazing women who over the last 4,000 years have been been consumers and purveyors of cannabis  starting with ancient goddesses right up to the film goddesses of today.

Elaborately researched, delightfully written and colorfully illustrated, author Nola Evangelista, seeks to counter today's male dominated marijuana culture by infusing the spirit of women along with the freedom to enjoy this most celebrated herb. From ancient goddesses to the film goddesses of today, Tokin' Women reveals the story of over 50 remarkable women and their intimate connection to the world of cannabis.

Our interview is with Ellen Komp, Assistant Executive Director of California NORML, who has chosen the pseudonym Nola Evangelista to be the listed author of the book. Discussing why she wrote the book, the work that went into research and its relevance to the current age where marijuana is once again reclamining its rightful place alongside humanitym, Ellen will explain why the loss of domination by women in human culture has conincided with the suprression of healing herbs and plants like cannabis.

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