Feeling Tongue-Tied? 4 Children’s Books About Cannabis
In a state like California, it won’t be long before your child is aware of cannabis. Even if it isn’t used in your home, some of your kid’s playmate’s parents are probably toking up right now. Cannabis is mentioned on the news, in popular music, and in casual and political conversations. In a recreationally legal state, you can expect that speaking about cannabis will soon adopt the normalcy associated with speaking of a glass of wine or happy hour cocktail.
November 2nd is Book Lovers Day and we hope you’re raising book lovers! If you’re not sure what to say to your kids about cannabis, medical or otherwise, why not see what these fine authors have to say? Ask for these books at your local bookstore!
It’s Just a Plant – Ricardo Cortés
It’s Just a Plant is an illustrated children’s book about marijuana. It follows the journey of a young girl as she learns about the plant from a diverse cast of characters including her parents, a local farmer, a doctor, and a police officer.
If a Peacock Finds a Pot Leaf – Morgan Carman
The first installment of educational children’s books about Peter the peacock, start when Peter is going for a walk in the forest and discovers a new leaf, he goes on to meet up with some helpful creatures who teach him the many benefits and uses of medical marijuana.
Stinky Steve Explains Medical Marijuana – Maggie Volpo
Millions of people use cannabis, also called marijuana, for a wide range of medical reasons. However, because there is still social stigma attached to cannabis use, many people who care for children hide or lie about their medication. Stinky Steve is here to help adults discuss responsible medical cannabis use with the children in their lives. Let Stinky Steve facilitate a conversation about cannabis use and safety in your home!
What’s that Weed? – Russ Hudson
When Emmy visits her new friend Stella’s farm, she discovers a mysterious plant called Weed. But Emmy soon realizes that Weed is a very special plant. Used by Stella’s family in food, medicine, and more, Emmy quickly learns that Weed is anything but a weed. Join Emmy and Stella as they investigate how this simple little plant is used in many ways, every day, by normal, happy people.
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