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The Union: Business of Getting High

The film explores the illegal growth, sale and trafficking of marijuana. The film follows host Adam Scorgie as he examines the underground market, interviewing growers, police officers, criminologists, psychologists, economists, doctors,…

How the Drug War Creates Collateral Damage

88-year-old Bob Wallace, and his 85-year-old girlfriend, Marjorie Ottenberg fell in love 35 years ago backpacking to the tops of the highest peaks in the world. Wallace is a Stanford educated engineer and Ottenberg is a former chemist and…

US President and Genius Quotes on Hemp

"Two of my favorite things are sitting on my front porch smoking a pipe of sweet hemp, and playing my Hohner harmonica." "Prohibition. . . goes beyond the bound of reason in that it attempts to control a man's appetite by legislation…

Rise of Marijuana Dispensaries in Canada

The recent developments in legal mandates surrounding marijuana usage in Canada come from a history that depicts introduction, prohibition, and legalization. The current effort by the Canadian government to legalize medical and recreational…