The Book

The Emperor Wears No Clothes

Book Chapters

This is the book that started the cannabis hemp revolution. More than 600,000 copies have been sold to date. Jack wanted this information to be available to everyone, so he published the text of the book here on the internet for free.

 

Chapter 1 – OVERVIEW OF THE HISTORY OF CANNABIS HEMP

Chapter 2 – BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE USES OF HEMP

Chapter 3 – NEW BILLION DOLLAR CROP

Chapter 4 – THE LAST DAYS OF LEGAL CANNABIS

Chapter 5 – MARIJUANA PROHIBITION

Chapter 6 – MEDICAL LITERATURE ON CANNABIS MEDICINE

Chapter 7 – THERAPEUTIC USE OF CANNABIS

Chapter 8 – HEMPSEED AS THE BASIC WORLD FOOD

Chapter 9 – ECONOMICS ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT

Chapter 10 – MYTH, MAGIC & MEDICINE

Chapter 11 – THE (HEMP) WAR OF 1812, NAPOLEON & RUSSIA

Chapter 12 – CANNABIS DRUG USE IN 19TH CENTURY AMERICA

Chapter 13 – PREJUDICE: MARIJUANA AND JIM CROW LAWS

Chapter 14 – MORE THAN SIXTY YEARS OF SUPPRESSION

Chapter 15 – THE OFFICIAL STORY: DEBUNKING “GUTTER SCIENCE”

Chapter 16 – THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES

SOME OF THE SOURCE MATERIALS IN THE BACK OF THE BOOK:

Reign of Law: A Tale of the Kentucky Hemp Fields, 1900

Schlichten/Scripps letters

Movie review of “Hemp for Victory,” 1988

Documentation of authenticity for “Hemp for Victory”

U.S. History entwined with Hemp; USDA Yearbooks

USDA Bulletin No. 404, 1916

American Midland Naturalist (excerpt)

HEMP, Farmer’s Bulletin No. 1935, 1943

“Humorous Hemp Primer” German comic book

Isochanvre: Nature as Architect

“Making Fossils of Fossil Fuels” Utne Reader, 1991

“Reconsider Hemp,” Pulp and Paper Magazine, 1991, 1993

“Marijuana Tax Act of 1937,” House Hearings

The Hemperor’s Classic Clip Collection, 1985-1998

“The Weed” (Gene Krupa) Time Magazine article, 1943

“From Test Tube to You,” Popular Mechanics, 1939

American Peoples Encyclopedia (1953) DuPont history

“Pinch Hitters for Defense” Popular Mechanics, 1941

“Ford Tells of Stronger Cars” Popular Science, 1941

Science Newsletter, “Hemp Grown in U.S. as War Cuts Imports,” “Marijuana Found Useful in Mental Ills”

“War Booms Hemp Industry,” Newsweek, 1942

“Can We Have Rope Without Dope?” Popular Science, 1943

“Hemp Quota Cut,” Business Week, 1944

“Hemp Slows Up,” Business Week, 1944

“Army Study of Marihuana Smokers…” Newsweek, 1945

“Marijuana and Mentality,” Newsweek, 1946

“Marihuana” (unattributed article), 1940

“Radioactivity: The New-Found Danger in Cigarettes,” 1986

Diazepines (Valium): #1 in Abuse

Drug Charges, 1990

“Rather Fight Than Switch?” Whole Life Times, 1985

America, Russia, Hemp, and Napoleon, 1783-1812, Book, 1965

“Marihuana: New Tax Hits Potent Weed,” Newsweek, 1937

“Marijuana More Dangerous Than Heroin or Cocaine,” 1938

“Bush Intervenes on Tax,” New York Times, 1982

“The Marijuana Conviction,” The Birth of Prohibition, 1987

Ecology cover-story collage

Authorities Examine Pot Claims, 1989

Greenhouse Effect articles

“Urge Production of Dioxin-Free Paper from Hemp,” 1990

Hemp for Fuel, 1989

Summaries of Research Papers on Hemp

“Authorities Examine Pot Claims,” Athens News, 1989

“July Sets Record for Heat,” Los Angeles Times, 1998

Cotton Vital Statistics, 1996

“How our Heads of State Got High,” High Times, April 1980

“Iran Executes Over 30 Drug Traffickers,” 1989

“Beatles High When Queen Decorated,” National Enquirer, 1970

“Protect Youth Against Dope,” Hearst clipping, c. 1935

“Paul’s Pot-Bust Shocker,” High Times, July 1980

Police States: Prohibition Through the Ages

Security Wrap-up: Drug Use, 1989

HR 4079 and Its Parellels with Nazi Germany

“U.S. Jails More People…” Bakersfield Californian, 1991

“The Chemistry of Reefer Madness,” Omni, 1989

“Pro-Pot Police Teacher,” Oklahoma City Times, 1975

“Teens Can Use Yet Not Abuse Drugs,” c. 1986

“Herer Promotes Hemp Plant,” Wall Street Journal, 1991

“Nancy Reagan Enlists John Paul II,” c. 1982

“Court Gives CIA Power…” Oregonian, 1985

Doonesbury, by Garry Trudeau

“Voices for Legalization,” High Times, 1990

“Why Drug War Cannot be Won,” by George Soros, 1997

“Chemicals in Pot Cut Pain,” Los Angeles Times, 1997

“Fat Solubility Scare – Nahas,” High Times, April 1982

Trial by Jury: Cherished Heritage

“Collective Conscience Breeds Dutch Tolerance,” 1989

DuPont Annual Report, 1937

Dana Beal’s Coverage of DuPont Story

Seizure & Forfeiture Laws: Take Hands Off My Assets, 1989

Drug Legalization: Interest Rises in Prestigious Circles, 1989

Administrative Judge Urges Medicinal Use of Marijuana, 1988

Glaucoma and AIDS victims legal cannabis articles

“Science and the Citizen,” Scientific American, 1990

“Response to Rosenthal,” by Lynn Osburn, 1995

“Energy Farming,” Chapter from Eco-Hemp, 1994

“Fighting the Police State,” L.A. Times; Orange County Register, 1994

“Environmental Impact of Laws Against Marijuana,” Orange County Register, 1994

“Hemp a Source of Energy,” Albany Times-Union, August 1990

Letter from Tipper; Hemp Stamps

The Brawley Report, 1998

Various press reports, 1998

ALL SOURCE MATERIALS ARE IN THEIR ENTIRETY AND VERY READABLE AND MOSTLY IN THEIR ORIGINAL FORM, PICTURES INCLUDED.