Inside America’s Pot Industry. America’s marijuana industry is thriving and raking in what’s estimated to be tens of billions of dollars nationwide. While it may not be traded on Wall Street any time soon, marijuana has become a booming cash crop. CNBC’s Trish Regan goes behind the scenes to explore the inner workings of this secretive industry, focusing on Northern California’s “Emerald Triangle,” now the marijuana capital of the U.S. In this scenic pocket of America, the pot business, much of it legal under state law, now makes up as much as two-thirds of the local economy. . . . → See: Marijuana Inc.
Whether you’re already a true believer, or you’re still not quite convinced, or you just plain haven’t been paying attention, “Emperor of Hemp” will open your eyes and mind to the true history of the incredibly beneficial hemp plant and to the dark secrets of marijuana prohibition. Film contains startling information from Jack Herer’s best-selling cult classic book “The Emperor Wears No Clothes.” Includes powerful narration by Emmy-winner Peter Coyote and outstanding music. . . . → See: Emperor Of Hemp
A “mockumentary” following the exploits of young growers and harvesters of everyone’s favorite medicinal and recreational herb. This film was originally shown on college campuses in the late ’70s, offering instruction on cultivation and smuggling techniques by the “experts”. . . . → See: Acapulco Gold 1978
MARIJUANA A Grower’s Lot by Kog. A step by step guide to growing organic marijuana. Features include: – plot preparation – seed selection – germination – cloning – watering and fertilising – harvesting – drying, curing and storage. . . . → See: A Grower’s Lot by Kog
Paul McKeever’s two part documentary titled “The Principle of Pot”, concerning individual freedom and the political strategies and campaigns of Marc Emery. Apart from sharing Emery’s early pro-liberty activism with the Freedom Party in London, Ontario, the documentary also presents a sympathetic explanation of Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism, and gives viewers something of a history of the individual liberty movement in Canada. . . . → See: The Principle of Pot
The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation’s oldest and largest public affairs forum, bringing together its 18,000 members for over 400 annual events on topics ranging across politics, culture, society and the economy. As a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization, The Commonwealth Club relies on the support of its membership, the Business Council and foundation grants to continue its role in fostering open public discussion in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the nation via radio, Internet and television. . . . → See: Marijuana Economics
In 2008, police departments in California made more than 60,000 marijuana possession arrests, three times as many as in 1990. The people arrested are disproportionately African Americans1 and Latinos, overwhelmingly young people, especially young men. . . . → See: Ethan Nadelmann: True Obstacles to Drug Law Reform
In an fascinating development of the Joesph Barton and Jay Debberman Marijuana Break-in Trial the people who are rising to the occasion to address the rapid losing of the inalienable rights our Constitution was set in place to protect are from very different backgrounds. In this post call-in, after “Farther Down the Rabbit Hole” went live, Joe Friendly called in initially contracted about the manner Joe Barton deals with the Judge to a far more expanded state (aided by the workings of injected vs smoked hemp oil). . . . → See: Jew York City Marijuana Shout-Out