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American Weed

Colorado is experiencing its second gold rush, only this time around it’s being called the “green rush.” It’s all about medical marijuana, which is fast becoming a very big business. National Geographic goes deep inside this brand-new cannabis culture by following an exceptional group of Colorado residents—growers, patients, dispensary owners, cops, caregivers, entrepreneurs, advocates and opponents—as their lives are transformed by medical marijuana. . . . → See: American Weed


If Drugs Were Legal

Evidence from Switzerland suggests that prescribing heroin can reduce crime and increase levels of employment among addicts. While still illegal in the UK, cannabis was downgraded to a category C drug in January 2004. Would drug legalisation really reduce crime overall, and would it make drug use any safer? . . . → See: If Drugs Were Legal


The Stoned Ages

Drugs have played a role in our lives since well before recorded human history. History Channel’s ‘The Stoned Ages’ explores the history of drugs from the early cave dwellers who first stumbled upon psychedelic mushrooms to the over 6000-year-old tradition of opium cultivation in the East to a modern pharmaceutical industry with over 24,000 drugs on the market. . . . → See: The Stoned Ages


WEED WARS

Oakland’s Harborside Health Center is the nation’s largest medicinal cannabis dispensary. Founder and executive director Steve DeAngelo has made twin missions of providing the best possible product to the patients who make up his client base, and educating the rest of the country about the regulation and taxation of those goods. WEED WARS takes an up close and personal look at the reality of running a controversial medicinal cannabis business. . . . → See: WEED WARS


How Drugs Work: Cannabis

This BBC series gives the viewer new insights into how drugs affect the body. This series uses visual effects and CGI and, for the first time ever, takes the viewer on an entire trip from start to finish inside the human body. This first episode draws heavily on research carried out in association with the Beckley Foundation at University College London with Prof. Valerie Curran and Dr. Celia Morgan. . . . → See: How Drugs Work: Cannabis


Dr. Tod Mikuriya and Medical Marijuana

Dr. Tod Mikuriya, one of the world’s foremost authorities on the uses of medical cannabis. He has few peers in his clinical knowledge of cannabis’ therapeutic uses, efficacy, history, culture, policies, routes of administration and potential for abuse. . . . → See: Dr. Tod Mikuriya and Medical Marijuana


LEAF

Leaf introduces Dr. William Courtney and Kristen Peskuski of Cannabis International; along with the people involved in researching, promoting, regulating and benefiting from raw cannabis. Dr. Courtney is a physician and researcher from Mendocino, California, who gives medical marijuana approvals to qualified patients in Mendocino and Humboldt Counties. Kristen Peskuski is a researcher and patient who put her systemic lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, interstitial cystitis, and numerous other conditions into remission juicing fresh cannabis. . . . → See: LEAF


What if Cannabis Cured Cancer?

A powerful and eye-opening film about the future of cannabis-and perhaps even the future of medicine. Could the chemicals found in marijuana prevent and even heal several deadly cancers? Could the tumor regulating properties of cannabinoids someday replace the debilitating drugs, chemotherapy, and radiation that harms as often as it heals? . . . → See: What if Cannabis Cured Cancer?


The Pot Republic

Several states, led by California, the focus of this episode of Frontline, have very different philosophies on marijuana than the federal government’s demands for a War On Drugs. It’s that discrepancy that gives “The Pot Republic” most of its narrative drive, and it’s a fascinating one to focus on. . . . → See: The Pot Republic


Clearing the Smoke: The Science of Cannabis

Clearing the Smoke, reveals how cannabis acts on the brain and in the body to treat nausea, pain, epilepsy and potentially even cancer. Extensive interviews with patients, doctors, researchers and skeptics detail the promises and the limitations of medicinal cannabis. . . . → See: Clearing the Smoke: The Science of Cannabis


Medicinal Cannabis and its Impact on Human Health

In this myth shattering, information packed documentary, learn from physicians and leading researchers about medicinal Cannabis and its demonstrated effects on human health. . . . → See: Medicinal Cannabis and its Impact on Human Health


WHEN WE GROW, This is what we can do

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


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