Jólabókaflóð, or “Christmas/Yule Book Flood,” is an Icelandic holiday tradition comprising exchanging books with friends and loved ones on Christmas Eve, then spending the evening reading them aloud to one another, often while gathered in front of a cozy fireplace, or curled up in bed with a partner, and perhaps some chocolate. The Icelandic tradition of exchanging books on Christmas Eve, and then spending the evening reading, is worth importing and incorporating into the holiday season. In the spirit of the Jólabókaflóð (phonetically pronounced yo-la-bok-a-flot) tradition, the following are some selections for the cannabis curious on Christmas Eve.
The ABCs of CBD, by Shira Adler.
According to the author, the purview of her quirky alternative mom book is, “Succinctly, humorously, and comprehensively covering the full spectrum of all things CBD, cannabis, hemp, and more, from ancient history to pop culture, trends in industry/commerce, the endocannabinoid system, social justice, what science is proving, and why politicians posture.” There is also a section for parents who want to know how to talk to their kids about CBD.