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The Illegalization of Weed with Box Brown

    • This April, join Old Firehouse Books in welcoming cartoonist, illustrator, and comic publisher Box Brown. He will be speaking at the Old Town Library on Thursday, April 11th at 6:00pm about his newest book Cannabis: The Illegalization of Weed in America.

      Covering everything from Cortés introducing hemp farming as part of his violent colonial campaign to "reefer madness", Brown's graphic history book delves deep into marijuana’s troubling history and offers a rich, entertaining, and thoroughly researched graphic essay on the legacy of cannabis legislation in America.

      This event is free and open to the public. We hope to see you there!