Ten best books to read stoned

Published Feb 23, 2019 03:11 p.m. ET

 Reading isn’t for everyone, but many potheads like to curl up to a good book for various reasons. Whether you enjoy an adventure with a tiny bit of romance, sci-fi, or more educational content we have a little of something for everyone here. From books about smoking weed to instructional how-to guides, there are numerous books stoners would enjoy passing the time between sessions. Here are ten of the most exciting reads we could find with one thing in common, and that is the incorporation of cannabis.

1. The Cannabis Grow Bible: The Definitive Guide to Growing Marijuana for Recreation and Medical Use

Cost: $57.14

The Cannabis Grow Bible reads exactly as its title states. Often touted as the most comprehensive gardening guide ever published, this one is about growing weed and includes specific strain information, lighting and growing techniques, and each year is updated with hundreds of tips from fellow cannabis enthusiasts on several extraction techniques and step by step guides for growing marijuana in almost any environment.

Where to Purchase: www.amazon.ca/dp/193786636X/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_vuGpCb7QS0220

2. The Sot-Weed Factor

Cost: $18.59

This infamous weed novel is written as an 18th-century English style novel and includes several adult only topics such as masturbation, homosexuality, bestiality, menstruation and other dirty humor. If you enjoy a darker side of comedy and are open to reading about such taboo topics than this one might be for you. A hilarious masterpiece that is one of the best books to read stoned and will take you on an adventure you will never forget.

Where to Purchase: www.amazon.ca/dp/0385240880/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_ITGpCb8BHGD1N

3. Beyond Buds Next Generation Marijuana Concentrates

Cost: $35.57

Are you looking to learn more about the art of creating either marijuana concentrates or cannabis-infused products? If so than this one might be perfect for you. It contains hundreds of different recipes and methods used to create almost any edible, vape juice, concentrate, topical, capsule, and crystal you could ever imagine. While many of the methods used are difficult to replicate without various tools and instruments that may be difficult to obtain, there are many more that can be made by even the most novice users. Learn how to make your THC drinks, budder, oil, or wax with the ultimate guide to marijuana concentrates.  

Where To Purchase: www.amazon.ca/dp/1936807386/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_VGGpCbNTFKA72

4. Budding Prospects

Cost: $17

This paperback weed novel was writtenby the famous T.C Boyle and was so popular after its release that it was even made into a movie. One of Boyle’s most gritty down to earth pieces that is entertaining, funny, and even emotionally touching at certain points. Following the glitz and glam of the high life fueled by drugs and alcohol binging a plenty. Go on the adventure of a lifetime with a writer that many claim takes things over the top to please the masses. This fictional story will make you laugh, relate to the characters, and perhaps even cry. With references to pot almost every page, this book is about smoking weed while living in the fast lane.

Where to Purchase: www.amazon.ca/dp/0140299963/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_E3GpCbD77D8AK

5. Cannabis Health Index

Cost: $24.14

Up next on our list of best books to read stoned in the Cannabis Health Index. Sold in paperback form, this book contains thousands of studies and uses them to assist an individual in healing very specific health problems. While this one will likely be more appreciated by those who use for medicinal reasons, there is something interesting about reading the various levels of conscientiousness cannabis can produce and the possibility of health benefits compiled in an easy to navigate guide that is perfect for both new and seasoned users.

Where to Purchase: www.amazon.ca/dp/1583949623/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_TAGpCbRGYH4AR

6. Marijuana Edibles: 40 Easy and Delicious Cannabis Infused Desserts

Cost: $8

Looking for some inspiration in the kitchen? Marijuana Edibles is the most recommended cannabis-infused cookbook on the market and for a good reason. Included you will find recipes for several different bases such as marijuana-infused oil or cannabutter which can be used to make almost any dish into a THC infused edible. With some of the simplest cannabis-infused recipes around this one is perfect for those who have no experience in the kitchen but would like to whip up a potent and tasty treat on a budget.

Where to Purchase: www.amazon.ca/dp/B01E6H50/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_n.GpCb1AH9JEV

7. The Fabulous Freak Brothers Omnibus

Cost: $40

If you prefer some lighter reading than look no further. The Fabulous Freak Brothers is a series of comics that are hilarious to read while high. Follow a family of clowns that tours the world with a circus for some of the funniest weed-fueled adventures. The very first comic from this line was created in 1969 and stolen from the original creator before being published in 1971 by several underground newspapers. These short comics are some of the oldest and best books stoners would enjoy while also being difficult to find as the majority left in existence are consideredcollectors editions.

Where to Purchase: www.amazon.ca/dp/0861661591/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_HfHpCb9RR32N3

8. The Little Black Book of Marijuana: The Essential Guide to the World of Cannabis

Cost: $11.99

The Little Black Book collection is currently on its third edition and is updated every few years to include any of the newest techniques being used in the cannabis industry. Learn about the exciting history of marijuana, and its common uses before the time of prohibition. Follow the incredible changes that have slowly taken over yielding a world that is slowly legalizing marijuana in one country at a time. Read about medical efficacy of cannabinoids and dive into the history behind the strains we know and love today. Essentially an easy to read guide to help the reader understand the world of cannabis and how it has slowly evolved.

Where to Purchase: www.amazon.ca/dp/14411306110/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_NMGpCbFF4RR9Q

9. Pot Culture: The A-Z Guide to Stoner Language and Life

Cost: $31.06

This is one of the only books on our list that focuses solely on smoking weed. For beginners, this book is pot 101, and for seasoned users, it is often referred to as the cannabis smoking bible. Inside you will find the ultimate list written alphabetically to make navigation a breeze. If there has ever been a word, you didn't understand that had something to do with marijuana we promise you will find it here.

Where to Purchase: www.amazon.ca/dp/0810994402/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_.rHpCb4KXJ4Q9

10. Reefer Madness

Cost: $23.39

Most stoners have either heard of the reefer madness smear campaign against cannabis or were unfortunate enough to have to live through it. The comic Reefer Madness highlights some of the trials and tribulations faced by the masses during prohibition while garnering a laugh from what was once regarded as real educational material. Garner a laugh alongside a short and subtle history lesson with this weed based comic book that features real advertisements and flyers from the 50’s and 60’swhen cannabis was regarded as a dangerous gateway drug.

Where to Purchase: www.amazon.ca/dp/1506702279/ref=ca_xb_dp_go_mobile_gl_book

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