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A Pot Etiquette Guide, From a Somewhat Surprising Source

Primer from Lizzie Post, great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post, could be very helpful to a newbie
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 18, 2019 10:30 AM CDT
Updated Mar 18, 2019 11:14 AM CDT
This image released by William Morrow shows Lizzie Post, great-great-granddaughter of etiquette expert Emily Post.   (AP Photo/William Morrow)
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(Newser) – New to pot smoking? Concerned you'll embarrass yourself? Who better to turn to for advice than a trusted co-president of the Emily Post Institute—Post's own great-great-grandaughter, in fact. Yes, Lizzie Post has published a book on the subject of cannabis etiquette, appropriately titled Higher Etiquette, nearly a century after the iconic Etiquette: In Society, In Business, In Politics, and At Home that Emily Post published in 1922. That book covered such topics as how to smoke cigars and cigarettes politely, but it did not, of course, cover cannabis. As legalization becomes more widespread and pot is smoked at more social gatherings, there are real questions of how to partake without making a fool of yourself or accidentally offending someone. Enter Lizzie Post, 36. Quartz offers up a number of sample "do's and don'ts" from her book:

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