MATURE CONTENT. Revised and updated Handy and to the point, this pocket-sized book gives you ''the dope'' on pot, from possible side effects and risks to medical uses and their efficacy. This concise guide to cannabis delves into pot culture and history, from Herodotus to the hippies and beyond, as well as the essentials of using, cultivating, and cooking with weed; identifying pot varieties; and understanding legal and health issues. Includes full-color photos of marijuana varieties. 160 pages. Portable size: 4-1/4 inches wide x 5-3/4 inches high (10.8 cm wide x 14.6 cm high); fits in your back pocket. Concealed wire-o binding. Book lies flat for ease of use .Elastic band ttached to back cover keeps your place or keeps book closed.