EMILY POST HAS GONE TO POT
With legalization steadily moving ahead state by state, the stigma surrounding cannabis use is fading, and the conversation about what it means to get high is changing. When it comes to being a respectful, thoughtful, and responsible consumer of pot, there is a lot you need to know.
In Higher Etiquette, Lizzie Post–great-great granddaughter of Emily Post and co-president of America’s most respected etiquette brand–explores and celebrates the wide world of legalized weed. Combining cannabis culture’s long-established norms with the Emily Post Institute’s tried-and-true principles, of consideration, respect and honesty this book covers the social issues surrounding pot today, such as:
- How to bring it to a dinner party or give it as a gift
- Why eating it is different from inhaling it
- How to respectfully use it as a guest
- How to be behave at a dispensary
- Letting your guests know your home is 420 friendly
- Strains, chemical compounds & effects
- Cannabis at the table – infused and paired meals
- Tackling pot faux pas such as “lawn-mowed” bowls and “bogarting” joints
This handy guide also provides a primer on the diverse array of cannabis products and methods of use, illuminating the many convenient and accessible options available to everyone from experienced users to newbies and the canna-curious. Informative, charming, and stylishly illustrated, this buzzworthy book will make the ultimate lit addition to your stash.
About the Author
As co-president of The Emily Post Institute, Lizzie has been an Emily Post etiquette author and spokesperson for 11 years and a cannabis supporter for 20 years. Post lives in Vermont where she co-hosts the Awesome Etiquette podcast, a weekly Q&A show about today’s etiquette dilemmas.
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“Higher Etiquette is incredibly detailed and well thought-out in its description of cannabis social mores and practices, lending the proper credence to a subject that has for too long been hidden or simply thought of as a joke. Cannabis is every bit as important to society as wine or beer and even more complex in terms of its interaction with society and etiquette.”
– Ry Prichard, cannabis specialist and co-host of Bong Appétit