August 3, 2021



NOLS to host ”The Historical past of Hashish and its Prohibition’

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As part of the summer reading program, the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) will present “The History of Cannabis and Its Prohibition” on Tuesday, July 27th at 6pm on Zoom.

Registration is required to receive the Zoom login.

In this presentation with Dr. David L. Nathan learn more about the history of society’s relationship with cannabis. Instead of legends and myths about the plant, primary sources are presented. After the presentation there will be time for questions.

Nathan is a New Jersey-based psychiatrist, counselor, educator, and author who is a leading advocate for evidence-based drug policy change that follows principles of public health and social justice.

Doctors for Cannabis Regulation founder and chairman of the board, Nathan, has published numerous articles on the subject for local, national and international news agencies.

Sign up at or a local NOLS library outlet to take part in the Summer Reading Challenge. For every 30 days that you read, you can be entered into the grand prize drawing (up to two tickets).

Each Grand Prize Winner can choose one of the following prizes: a $ 100 gift card to a local bookstore or restaurant, or a LEGO set (up to $ 100 value).

Read for 30 days and earn a Summer Reading Challenge T-shirt with color by number – express your creativity by filling it in yourself. Track your reading through August 20th.

The main prizes, t-shirts, books and events of the summer reading program are generously supported by the Friends of the Library groups in all four NOLS branches.

For more information on the summer reading program, visit, call 360-417-8500, or email