Laurence Cherniak is an internationally known journalist, photographer and author. Responsible for The Great Books of Hashish, Cannabis, Marijuana and Hemp, he has earned a strong reputation within the hemp culture for his photojournalistic work, his activism, and his open and friendly personality. He has spent years living and documenting the life, business, ritual and ecstasy of cannabis. But his life is by no means limited to this one subject. An accomplished actor and artist, he has clearly spent his life going wherever his heart takes him.
There is an underlying element of subtle humour in these cleverly designed playing cards… gently questioning the issue of legality. The cards are collages of various images, juxtopposed and merged together, with vibrant and colourful patterns. The suit signs and pips are gold-edged. Overall, a superb piece of work.