An eighteen year old high school drop out and his twenty-seven year old friend start trafficking marijuana across the border of Canada in order to make money and their lives are changed forever.
Serge Morgan is a killer working for the American Mafia. After performing a contract in New York for his employers, he takes the plane back to Paris and, during the flight, he gets to know Jane, the rich daughter of an ambassador. Once in Orly Airport he gets seriously wounded by the men of French drug kingpin Henri Emery. He manages to escape them though and takes refuge at Jane's. Passion sets in between the killer and the young lady. As of then, sex will be intertwined with blood and death. For better or worse...
The documentary illustrates which were the political, social, and cultural circumstances that led Uruguay to become the first country in the world to comprehensively regulate the market of marijuana, a decision which marked a milestone in the history of drug policy and placed Uruguay in the focus of international attention.
Cannabis is the world's favourite drug, but also one of the least understood. Can cannabis cause schizophrenia? Is it addictive? Can it lead you on to harder drugs? Or is it simply a herb, an undervalued medicine? Addiction specialist Dr John Marsden discovers that modern science is finally beginning to find answers to these questions. John traces the cannabis plants' birthplace in Kazakhstan; finds the origins of our sensitivity to cannabis in the simple sea squirt; and shows just what it does to our brains. He meets people who have been changed by this drug in drastically different ways - from those whose lives have been shattered to those who lives have been revived.
The global 'war on drugs' has seen countless human rights abuses and claimed many lives. In 2013, Uruguay [made history when it] became the first country to comprehensively regulate the cannabis market. Cannabis in Uruguay documents the progress and outcome of this ruling, charting our cultural understanding of marijuana, and investigating why drug policy and production has historically caused violent conflicts.
In 2002, Britain produced 15 per cent of its own cannabis. In 2010 that figure is 90 per cent, and police around the country raid at least three factories every day.
Adventure traveler Big D travels to Amsterdam for an Inside look at the unique Dutch Coffeeshop and Cannabis Culture. See Amsterdam's famous Coffeeshops, where Cannabis and Hashish are sold. Visit Amsterdam's Hash, Hemp and Marijuana Museum. Get an exclusive tour of the Cannabis College. Learn about Industrial Hemp with Ben Dronkers. And much more....
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? Discover the truth about this ancient medicine as world renowned scientists in the field of cannabinoid research explain and illustrate their truly mind-blowing discoveries. QUOTES: "What If Cannabis Cured Cancer summarizes the remarkable research findings of recent years about the cancer-protective effects of novel compounds in marijuana. Most medical doctors are not aware of this information and its implications for prevention and treatment. If we need more evidence that our current policy on cannabis is counterproductive and foolish, here it is." -Andrew Weil, M.D. "A hugely important film" - Julie Holland, M.D. NYU School of Medicine
"Weed 2: Cannabis Madness: Dr. Sanjay Gupta Reports," premiering Tuesday, March 11 at 10 p.m. ET, looks at U.S. federal laws that consider marijuana a drug with no medicinal value and serious scientists who say they're wrong. It is the politics of pot - the politicians vs. the patients.
With the ongoing debates regarding its legalization in the United States, cannabis remains a relevant topic of interest in our modern times. This relevance is by no means a new phenomenon. As illustrated in the enlightening documentary "Cannabis: The Lost History", the plant has played a key role in many aspects of society for thousands of years.
'GrassRoots: The Cannabis Revolution', explores the medicinal use of cannabis, the patients involved & the campaign to change UK law.
Colorado became the first state in the United States to legalize the sale of recreational marijuana. Now that it has been nearly a year, CNBC takes a look at some of the statistics and numbers behind the booming pot industry.
Marijuana as a cancer fighting drug? Science says yes, federal law says no. Patricia Crone is caught in the life-and-death stand-off. Patricia Crone, a professor of Islamic history at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, was diagnosed with lung cancer in November 2011, when the cancer had already spread to her brain. She was busy preparing for the end when she saw that the National Cancer Institute described some of the chemicals in marijuana, or cannabis, as having cancer-fighting potential. With only grim prospects for the future, she wanted to try it. So Patricia, who had never had as much as a puff of pot, started a hunt for marijuana, and for credible evidence of its medicinal potential.