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01:21:01
Clearing the Smoke: The Science of Cannabis
Clearing the Smoke: The Science of Cannabis

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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. Even though the video has an American perspective, marijuana use is illegal throughout many countries of the world for reasons that are not clear.This video is important because it mainly investigates the scientific basis underlying the medical benefits of marijuana use instead of focusing on the social, political and legal hysteria that have been attached to it.The paper mentioned in this video, Marihuana Reconsidered, was published in book form. The author, Dr Lester Grinspoon, is the world's leading authority on marijuana. In this book, Dr Grinspoon examines — and debunks — many of the common misconceptions about marijuana.

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Strain Hunters
Strain Hunters

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Strain Hunters is a sequence of docudramas intended at enlightening the common community about the mission for the protection of the cannabis herb in the method of exceptionally susceptible landraces beginning in the humblest parts of the world.The only determined of Strain Hunters is to recognize, discover and recover cannabis landraces that have not been examined, in order to provide experts and physicians the opportunity to further augment information of the cannabis shrub in the medical domain.Numerous formerly unfamiliar cannabinoid summaries are contained in cannabis landraces commencing from vicinities where there is no likelihood of technical investigation.Someday these shrubberies could be beneficial in creating enhanced treatments for the ill and the agonizing. We believe it is our responsibility to conserve as numerous cannabis landraces in our genomic databank, and by propagating them into additional researched pharmaceutical strains for the solitary reason of scientific exploration.Throughout the creation of the Strain Hunters documentaries no damage was done to any individual, creature, shrub, or the natural environment. Altogether carbon emissions produced by this venture have been counterbalance by depositing thousands of plant seeds.The Strain Hunters documentaries have the distinct and restricted reason of info to the common populace. Strain Hunters do not sanction or endorse prohibited actions of any type.

01:27:59
Marijuana: A Chronic History
Marijuana: A Chronic History

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‘Marijuana: A Chronic History’ is a documentary film by History channel, that charts the turbulent and strange history of Marijuana in America.It is a pro-Cannabis film attempting to educate people who still think that prohibition on Cannabis is reasonable and have no idea that widespread cannabis use is relatively harmless compared to alcohol, tobacco, and especially pharmaceutical and other drugs.The battle against drug-use in America has been going on since a long time but the term War on Drugs became a part of our national dialog in as late as 1970 when it was first used by President Richard Nixon, who later formed the DEA and started a push to outlaw drugs of all kinds.

01:43:56
The Union: The Business Behind Getting High
The Union: The Business Behind Getting High

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In this 2007 documentary the current policy of United States and Canada on marijuana prohibition. Using interviews of both professional academics and marijuana aficionados this documentary raises questions on the hundred years of marijuana prohibition.

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Grass: The History of Marijuana
Grass: The History of Marijuana

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‘Grass: The History of Marijuana’ is a funny yet serious film made by veteran filmmaker Ron Mann, who maps out the terrible loss in imprisoned lives and billions of dollars wasted fighting a drug that is relatively harmless and refuses to go away.Marijuana is the most controversial drug of the twentieth century, smoked by generations of musicians, students and workers to little apparent ill effect.Ron recounts how this drug came to be despised by the vast majority of governments around the world.The film features excellent presentation, crisp editing, sharp script and an extraordinary soundtrack ranging from the Swing Era’s “Reefer Man” through Dylan’s ‘Rainy Day Women’ to the hippie lament “One Toke Over The Line”, highlighting Ron’s remarkable production values.

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How Weed Won The West
How Weed Won The West

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How Weed Won The West is the sequel to ‘American drug War’ and an iconic mainstream documentary film based of the marijuana anti-prohibition movement.It opens viewer’s eyesto the detrimental economic, social and human ramifications created by marijuana prohibition.It delves deeply into the culture and commerce of cannabis featuring California’s ganja growers, medicinal marijuana patients and law reform advocates.It features Kevin Booth’s vivid document from behind the front lines of the “war on pot”, blowing the lid off a multi-billion dollar industry on the verge.It takes the viewer through a journey of real life stories involving the relatively new California legal marijuana industry using a stimulating angle which does not focus strictly on the medicinal value of marijuana. The widespread responsible consumption of marijuana for personal recreation and mood augmentation is addressed as well.

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Strain Hunters
Strain Hunters

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Strain Hunters is a sequence of docudramas intended at enlightening the common community about the mission for the protection of the cannabis herb in the method of exceptionally susceptible landraces beginning in the humblest parts of the world.The only determined of Strain Hunters is to recognize, discover and recover cannabis landraces that have not been examined, in order to provide experts and physicians the opportunity to further augment information of the cannabis shrub in the medical domain.Numerous formerly unfamiliar cannabinoid summaries are contained in cannabis landraces commencing from vicinities where there is no likelihood of technical investigation.Someday these shrubberies could be beneficial in creating enhanced treatments for the ill and the agonizing. We believe it is our responsibility to conserve as numerous cannabis landraces in our genomic databank, and by propagating them into additional researched pharmaceutical strains for the solitary reason of scientific exploration.Throughout the creation of the Strain Hunters documentaries no damage was done to any individual, creature, shrub, or the natural environment. Altogether carbon emissions produced by this venture have been counterbalance by depositing thousands of plant seeds.The Strain Hunters documentaries have the distinct and restricted reason of info to the common populace. Strain Hunters do not sanction or endorse prohibited actions of any type.

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Should I Smoke Dope?
Should I Smoke Dope?

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‘Should I Smoke Dope?’ is an investigative and revealing documentary by journalist Nicky Taylor, that looks into the effect cannabis have on the daily life.In her month long experiment she discovers firsthand how the drug affects the daily life of the people. Back in the UK, Nicky finds out about the genetically modified cannabis called “skunk,” which is cheap and increasingly sold on the streets.The breakthrough results were found to be quite unsettling. Although it’s illegal, over 15 million people have tried cannabis and there is a growing debate about whether cannabis should be reclassified as a class B drug.This film attempts to explore answers for disturbing questions such as whether marijuana can make one crazy, is it worse than alcohol or is it stronger than it used to be originally.

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Run From The Cure
Run From The Cure

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‘Run from the Cure’ brings to light the injustice done to millions of people suffering from the degenerative disease, Cancer.It tells the tale of Rick Simpson, who after surviving a serious head injury in 1997, tried to relieve his medical condition through the use of Hemp Oil and in the course found that Hemp oil, with its high concentration of T.H.C. cured cancer and other illnesses.In a bid to help others he propagated the use of hemp oil to sufferers, curing and controlling the illnesses of hundreds of people until the day when law declared hemp oil illegal and charged Rick of possessing and trafficking marijuana; this move deprived thousands of people of getting better.This film features interviews with people who were stopped from testifying on Rick’s behalf at the Supreme Court of Canada in the Infamous Rick Simpson Trial held on September 10, 2007; the highlight being the interview of a man who was totally cured of his ailment by the use of Hemp oil.

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Waiting to Inhale
Waiting to Inhale

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‘Waiting to Inhale’ examines the heated debate over marijuana and its use as medicine in the United States. It sheds new light on this controversy and presents shocking new evidence that marijuana could hold a big stake in the future of medicine.Legislation to protect patients who use medical marijuana has been passed by 12 states. Yet opponents claim the medical argument is just a disguise for a different agenda – to legalize marijuana for recreation and profit.This film looks into details such as the claims that are being made and their stakes. Waiting to Inhale takes viewers inside the lives of patients who have been forever changed by illness—and parents who lost their children to addiction.It even attempts to evaluate whether there is any evidence to support the claim that marijuana can alleviate some of the devastating symptoms of AIDS, cancer and multiple sclerosis.It is striking from the social stand point that we deal with marijuana more harshly than alcohol despite the fact that alcohol causes more deaths and more injuries, making peoples’ judgment impaired more than marijuana.

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Stoned in Suburbia
Stoned in Suburbia

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‘Stoned in Suburbia’ is a social history film taking a humorous look at the change in people’s opinions to cannabis over the past 50 years.It interviews various cannabis users and also includes discussions on the impact of the 60′s sexual revolution, the Hippie movement and the emergence of the Punks right up until the modern day.It shows how it is increasingly growing popular having around 2 million new users every month!

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Stupid in America
Stupid in America

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Stupid in America is a horrible title for a public education program, but some nasty things are happening in public schools in the U.S. and it’s time we face it. School children in New York Abraham Lincoln High told me that their teachers are so dull students fall asleep in class. One student said, “seeing the kids all the time walking in the school to smoke marijuana, you know. It’s a normal thing here.”We have tried to bring “20/20? Cameras in schools in New York to see for ourselves and show what is happening in schools, but authorities would not allow it. Washington, DC, officials steered us to the best salons class in his district. We wanted to tape typical classrooms but were rejected in state after state.Finally, school officials in Washington, DC, allowed “20/20? to give the camera a few students who were selected at two schools who had handpicked. One was Woodrow Wilson. Newsweek says it is one of the best schools in the United States. However, students recorded what does not inspire confidence.A teacher has no control over children. Another “20/20? Student cameraman filmed a boy dancing wildly with his shirt, in front of his teacher. Watch this documentary online and make your own decision … is the American school system producing people stupid?

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Super High Me
Super High Me

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In ‘Super High Me’ Doug Benson,,stand-up comedian and former Stoner of the Year, documents his experience avoiding pot for 30 days and then consuming massive amounts of the drug for 30 days in a bid to find out the true effects of marijuana on the human body.From the image that marijuana has been given ever since a slightly suspicious ban in the 1930s, dramatic results are expected as comedian Doug Benson decides to be stoned all day, every day, for thirty days.More than just an amusing story of one man’s quest to get super high, this documentary also examines the fervently contested debate over medical marijuana use.

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Healing Cancer with Cannabis
Healing Cancer with Cannabis

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Could the chemicals found in cannabis avoid and even heal a few destructive tumors? Could the tumor managing properties of cannabinoids sometime supplant the weakening medications, chemotherapy, and radiation that damages as regularly as it mends? Find reality about this antiquated medication as incredibly famous researchers in the field of ‘cannabinoid’ examination clarify and outline their genuinely awe-insiring disclosures. Andrew Weil, M.D states: “Imagine a scenario where Cannabis Cured Cancer compresses the surprising exploration discoveries of late years about the disease defensive impacts of novel mixes in pot. Most therapeutic specialists are not mindful of this data and its suggestions for aversion and treatment. On the off chance that we require more confirmation that our current arrangement on marijuana is counterproductive and silly, here it is”.If you enjoyed this documentary and would like to see more medicine related videos, click here.

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The Hemp Revolution
The Hemp Revolution

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‘The Hemp Revolution’ covers with every historical and contemporary facet of hemp usage and cultivation mainly in the U.S.It describes how the production of hemp is much more durable and economic than wood and has multilateral uses as e.g. food products, as a non-polluting fuel and as a pharmaceutical product with much less grievous side-effects than chemical pharmaceutical products.The film also investigates why America went from producing vast quantities of the non-narcotic industrial hemp to the complete ban on hemp production in 1938. It unravels the fact that the large oil-based industries actually had a key role in the ban.The documentary concludes that hemp may prove to be a valid substitute to both oil and wood in the future.

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Changing Lanes
Changing Lanes

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Zustandswechsel (Change of State or Changing Lanes) talks about the status of hemp in Styria – a region that is deeply rooted in Austria’s rather conservative culture.The film shows that beneath the time-honored surface which is steeped in history, there exists a subculture. This sub culture is far larger than what one would probably expect.This area is equivalent to any state of the nation given the power of the drug cannabis.The documentary includes interviews of executive branch, medicine, hemp insiders, marijuana users, etc.what the film shows that there is a huge supply of these drugs provide a huge demand for the same lurks too.

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CannaBiz: The Secret Economy of Marijuana
CannaBiz: The Secret Economy of Marijuana

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CannaBiz opens in Grand Forks, BC, a small border town nestled in the Kootenay Mountains, where draft dodgers planted the first BC Bud in the 1960s. Most of the marijuana here, and in the rest of Canada, is destined for the US market, where a pound of premium weed sells for a street price of $4,500.The film shows how Canada’s $20 billion-dollar marijuana industry is sitting at a violent crossroads between crime and commerce. Hence, the formerly laid-back marijuana growers today live in fear of armed thieves. Smugglers today take huge risks to cross the beefed up American border. Conflicted police and RCMP officers like Harland Venema continue to fight a seemingly futile battle.The documentary highlights the fact that the cannabis industry is gaining public acceptance and is very vital to Canada’s national economy. So much so it cannot be ignored.The film shows that in secret forest plots, basements, barns and high-tech underground bunkers, growers nurture some of the world’s most potent bud. After the pine beetle chewed through what was left of the forest industry, marijuana became the backbone of the local economy.In Grand Forks, Brian Taylor, who was given the nickname of marijuana mayor, today supports and campaigns for medical marijuana as a prescription for economic prosperity.

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Cannabis: The Evil Weed?
Cannabis: The Evil Weed?

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‘Cannabis: The Evil Weed?’ is a documentary film attempting to resolve certain conflicts such as whether it really causes Schizophrenia, leads to an addiction to harder drugs, are they good and the what the latest research reveals about this drug.Though it is merely a plant, for some people it is the means to attain bliss while for others, it helps them realize a higher consciousness and unravel the mysteries of life.

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Medicinal Cannabis
Medicinal Cannabis

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The informative documentary draws upon common myths about negative effects of Marijuana and focuses on what the researchers say about these topics. The documentary, learn from physicians and leading researchers about medicinal cannabis and its effects on human health.The film discusses topics like the use of the drug as medicine since 5300 years. The film raises the question as what conditions have been proven to benefit from medical marijuana.The most comprehensive synopsis to date of the real science surrounding the world’s most controversial plant is discussed in this documentary alongside Government sponsored studies which intend to show Marijuana’s negative effects, which however, ended up giving exact opposite results.

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Weediquette: Intro to Butane Hash Oil
Weediquette: Intro to Butane Hash Oil

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The very first episode of Weediquette shows a new way of smoking weed. Commonly known as BHO, butane honey oil, dabs, shatter and much more.

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When We Grow… This Is What We Can Do
When We Grow… This Is What We Can Do

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This film on cannabis made by two young filmmakers on a very small budget discusses and explores the prohibition of cannabis, who it affects, who profits from it and the reason for its prohibition.The film includes interviews with a cannabis activist, a hydroponic grow shop owner, a cannabis dealer, a professor of neuropsychopharmacology, who just so happens to be a former government drugs policy advisor and a medical marijuana user. This professor would rather die than live without it.

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Marijuana Inc: Inside America’s Pot Industry
Marijuana Inc: Inside America’s Pot Industry

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Although it cannot be exchanged on Wall Street anytime soon, marijuana has turned out to be a thriving hard cash harvest.CNBC drives in the background to investigate the innermost mechanisms of this mysterious industry, aiming on Northern California’s Emerald Triangle, currently the marijuana hub of the U.S.In this picturesque pocket of America, the pot commerce, much of it is lawful in state rule, currently produces as much as two-thirds of the native financial system. Northerly California’s Mendocino County – A picturesque part of the west and the spot of a provocative, moneymaking and progressively more aggressive criminal operation … the marijuana industry. Officials assess that Marijuana contributes to two-thirds of the regional financial system and creates up to $1 billion per year.

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Marijuana: It’s Time for a Conversation
Marijuana: It’s Time for a Conversation

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‘Marijuana: It’s Time for a Conversation’ is the story of Caroline Gay Welch, who passed away peacefully on July 17, 2008, after a year-long bout with ovarian cancer.She selflessly served her community, including work for the Fremont Public Association and the Community House Mental Health Center in Seattle, Washington.Her use of Marijuana to relieve her pains was openly shared to publicly recognize her for her painstaking efforts.The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington, with the help of Caroline’s loved ones donated 364 copies of ‘Marijuana: It’s Time for a Conversation’ DVD to public libraries throughout Washington.