1. WELCOME TO THE U.S.A. HEMP MUSEUM
The Hemp Museum Library is made up of several parts, but understand all parts
are under construction.
First, THE PHYSICAL HEMP MUSEUM
LIBRARY, the material which is physically in the possession of the
2. LIST of hemp
3. BOOK COVERS
with synopses, clips, summaries or definitions.
4. MAGAZINES either hemp related or with hemp articles.
5. Historic Hemp Videos.
6. MEDICAL PAPERS and
PAPERS and briefs, etc.
Second, LIBRARY LINKS,
Links to sites where the above types of literature exist, but are not
physically with us, or have more detail, etc.
Third, THE WISH LIST,
a section where we list literature we would like to physically have in the
museum, a poster, whatever.
Fourth, OTHER IDEAS, like recommended reading.
Hemp and Cannabis
THE PHYSICAL HEMP MUSEUM LIBRARY
2. THE BOOK LISTS.
A. HEMP RELATED BOOKS
C. SAILING SHIP
D. OTHER DRUG
E. LEGAL RELATED
A. HEMP RELATED BOOKS.
where possible are linked to Amazon.com for your purchasing convenience.
The USA Hemp Museum is a proud member of the Amazon Associates Program.
Purchasing books through this link results in a small percentage of the sale to the USA Hemp
Museum and the work we are doing to upgrade the planet with the many benefits of
the amazing hemp plant.
MARIJUANA: A Signal of
Misunderstanding. 1972. The National Commission on
Marihuana and Drug Abuse. The New American Library, Inc.,
New York, NY. 233 pages. Book size 7 X 4 inches.
Also called the Shafer Commission
report after its chairman. "The most comprehensive
study of marijuana ever made in the United States. A
landmark report that cannot be ignored." Of course it
was ignored. The Commission called for the removal of
marijuana from the U.N. Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs,
1961, because it was mislabeled and not a narcotic at
1.)"Nothing in life is to be
feared, it is only to be understood; Now is the time
to understand more, so we may fear less."
- Madame Marie Curie
2.) "When evil men plot, good men must plan. When
burn and bomb, good men must build and bind. When evil
men shout ugly words of hatred, good men must commit
themselves to the glories of love. Where evil men would
seek to perpetuate an unjust status quo, good men must
seek to bring into being a real order of justice."
-Martin Luther King
3.) "Drug addiction...is not a police problem; it never has been and
never can be solved by policemen. It is first and last a Medical
-August Vollmer, 1936
Vollmer was a highly respected Berkeley, California Police
Chief addressed the International Association of Chiefs of Police.
From Jerry Epstein, President, Drug Policy Forum of Texas,
"What History Teaches Us About Drug Prohibition," Vol. 1, No.1, COMMON
SENSE FOR DRUG POLICY, Autumn, 1998.
4.) "The makers of the Constitution conferred,
as against the government, the Right to be let alone; the most
comprehensive, and the right most valued by civilized men."
-United States Supreme Court Justice Brandeis
Olmstead v United States (1928)
5.) "I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form
over the mind of man."
6.) "A society that will trade a little liberty for a little
order will lose both, and deserve neither."
7.) "The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those
whom they suppress."
8.) "Iím dying. Marijuana helps me in a lot of ways,
but sometimes it just helps me to smile. Donít we
have the right to smile."
-Medical marijuana patient
9.) "Message to Supporters of Prohibition: Drug
problems in the United States have been caused by your lawlessness, not
ours. The duty of the opposition is to oppose, and we will
continue to oppose and protest official lawlessness until our
government follows its own laws and provides a regulated marijuana
market as required by the provisions of the Controlled Substances Act."
-Jon Gettman, 1999
10.) The only freedom which counts
is the freedom to do what some other people think to be wrong. There is
no point in demanding freedom to do that which all will applaud. All the
so-called liberties or rights are things which have to be asserted
against others who claim that if such things are to be allowed their own
rights are infringed or their own liberties threatened. This is
always true, even when we speak of the freedom to worship, of the right
of free speech or association, or of public assembly. If we are to allow
freedoms at all there will constantly be complaints that either the
liberty itself or the way in which it is exercised is being abused, and,
if it is a genuine freedom, these complaints will often be justified.
There is no way of having a free society in which there is not abuse.
Abuse is the very hallmark of liberty.
-Former Lord Chief Justice Hailsham, "The Dilemma of
democracy" E-mail from peter webster.
11.) "The task facing a legitimate politics of
ecology is twofold. Firstly, it must engender in each of us a sense of
personal responsibility for the fate of the planet - an awareness that
our personal choices, no matter how apparently trivial, when aggregated
together are what determine that fate. The second task is that of
developing and articulating a political vision that will shape the
individual choices of millions upon millions of individuals so that the
sum of all their individual choices is the voluntary choice of an
ecologically sustainable world. It is the task of the politics of
ecology to affirm positively the mutual interdependence of the ecology
and the economy, of people and nature."
12.) "You have rights antecedent to all earthly
governments; rights that cannot be repealed or restrained by human laws;
rights derived from the Great Legislator of the Universe."
- John Adams, former U.S. president, founding
13.) "The general rule is that an unconstitutional
statute, though having the form and name of law, is in reality no law,
but is wholly void...its unconstitutionality dates from the time of its
enactment...No one is bound to obey an unconstitutional law and no
courts are bound to enforce it."
-16 Am Jur 2d 177
14.) The one unforgivable sin, the offence against
one's own integrity,
is to accept anything at all simply on authority.
---- Maureen Johnson Long
(Character in several stories by Robert Heinlein)"
15.) "Dissent is the highest form of patriotism."
- Thomas Jefferson
16.) "It's not war but peace that is the invention
-John Balzar, Wed., March 26,2003, L.A. Times.
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