Weed of Wonder

Introducing the new book from the Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum: Weed of Wonder, a comprehensive illustrated guide to the history of Cannabis.

Discover the fascinating history and modern uses of cannabis with the collection of the Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum.

The collection of the Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum comprises over 9000 items, painstakingly gathered by its founder Ben Dronkers. Together, they illustrate the relationship between humankind and Cannabis over the course of thousands of years. It’s an enlightening and fascinating journey.

In Weed of Wonder, you can experience this journey as never before. Hundreds of high-quality, full-colour photographs accompanied by lively, informative text take you through the highs and lows of cannabis history to the present day. From medicinal breakthroughs to Prohibition breakdowns, from invaluable industrial hemp to rarefied recreational use, it’s all here. 

Limited pre-order

This gorgeous book will go on sale to the public in December 2020, but it’s now available for limited pre-order. We’re delighted to give you the chance to get a signed copy with extra benefits.

The first 150 people to order Weed of Wonder will receive:

  • A 40% discount on the recommended retail price. Now: € 29.70 instead of € 49.50.

  • The book, signed by Ben Dronkers, founder of the Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum

  • A set of 5 Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum postcards

  • A Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum magnetic bookmark

  • A souvenir pack of Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum rolling papers and tips

The next 300 people to order Weed of Wonder will receive the book at a 40% discount on the recommended retail price.

It is partly thanks to the dedication of this museum, and the determination of director Ben Dronkers, that knowledge about the many uses of the cannabis plant has reached a wide audience and that the political debate about legislation has been conducted with passionate gusto over the past decades. You will discover why the cannabis plant deserves this freedom in the coming pages. I hope you enjoy this book.” 
 Dries van Agt, former Prime Minister of the Netherlands

Weed of Wonder highlights the lengthy and multi-faceted symbiosis between the Cannabis plant and human cultures, following the convoluted history of the plant through constantly changing times, and projecting its value into our collective future. This thoroughly researched and well-written tome presents a myriad of fascinating facts that will prove useful to all who enjoy it and wish to further the cannabis cause.
– Robert Clarke, author of Cannabis: Evolution and Ethnobotany

Learn more and pre-order here.

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