Hemp Hemp Hooray! is a fast paced, fun educational glimpse into the potential of the world’s most useful and versatile plant, cannabis hemp, and its burgeoning renewed industrial marketplace. . . . → See: The Growing Industrial Hemp Market – Hemp Hemp Hooray!
When We Grow is a documentary about Cannabis in the UK. Exploring everything there is, from industrial hemp to medicinal Cannabis use, from the origins of Cannabis prohibition to the legality of growing equipment. Looking at the history of the plant, the facts, it’s many uses and the laws and politics surrounding it. . . . → See: WHEN WE GROW, This is what we can do
New findings indicate that some of the most addictive and dangerous drugs are legal ones. This program looks at the pros and cons of the current drug classification system, shedding new light on the physiological and neurological effects of various substances. . . . → See: Countdown to Delirium
Throughout human history, narcotics have been used as medicine and for pleasure, but those who use them can be stigmatized. When drug use is legal or accepted, is it still taboo? More than a century ago, Queen Victoria is said to have used marijuana to alleviate cramps. . . . → See: Taboo – Narcotics
A mother-of-three who smoked cannabis for a month as part of a BBC documentary has described how the drug left her paranoid and frightened. She said that the effects of a powerful version of the drug called “skunk” were “absolutely horrendous”, though not long-lasting. Nicky Taylor, from Kidderminster, took part in the experiment in Amsterdam, where attitudes to the drug are more liberal than in the UK. She also became psychotic after an injection of an active ingredient of cannabis. . . . → See: Should I Smoke Dope?
Reporting from secret farms and not-so-secret grow houses of marijuana cultivators, Lisa Ling goes into their world, where marijuana is not just a drug but a way of life. . . . → See: Explorer: Marijuana Nation
HOOKED explores the world of illegal drugs, meeting with pharmacologists and scientists to learn exactly what effect they have on us and exploring the social and legislative changes that have transformed (and, some would argue, created) the drug culture of the 20th century. Outspoken advocates on both sides of the “war on drugs” illuminate this polarizing issue, and fascinating accounts and artifacts illustrate the role of drugs throughout history. . . . → See: Hooked: Illegal Drugs and How they Got that Way
Dramatic scenes from MardiGrass Saturday as the underdogs from Nimbin Polite take on the mighty NSW Police Force in a ‘Tug of Peace’ using a rope made of Cannabis. With assistance from high above, the under rated Hippies overcame the resistance of the lack lustre State troupe. Not once, but twice, proving the power of pot can succeed against the odds. . . . → See: Tug of Peace Nimbin MardiGrass 2011