The Emperor Wears No Clothes
is a non-fiction book written by Jack Herer
. Starting in 1973, the story begins when Herer takes the advice of his friend, “Captain” Ed Adair, and begins compiling tidbits of information about the Cannabis
plant and its numerous uses, including as hemp
and as a drug
. After a dozen years of collecting and compiling historical data, Herer first published his work as The Emperor Wears No Clothes
, in 1985. The twelfth edition was published in November 2010, and the book continues to be cited in Cannabis rescheduling and re-legalization efforts.
The book, backed by H.E.M.P. (United States), Hanf Haus (Germany), Sensi Seeds/Hash, Marihuana & Hemp Museum, Amsterdam, (Netherlands), and T.H.C., the Texas Hemp Campaign (United States), offers $100,000 to anyone who can disprove the claims made within. Quoting from the book’s back cover: Read more…