For many years, cannabis was illegal in almost every country around the world. However, things have changed, and our society has gone a long way since 2007, the year the documentary was filmed.
With a title “The Union: The Business Behind Getting High”, the documentary focuses on the history of marijuana, and what legalization will do to the pharmaceutical industry. As many have speculated over the years, pharmaceutical industry has the most to lose from cannabis legalization.
Nowadays, cannabis is used for several medical purposes, including as an anti-depressant, pain relief, and much more.
Interviewing growers, psychologists, economists, doctors, police officers, politicians as well as pop culture icons, the documentary has the largest and widest palette of speakers on the topic of cannabis and marijuana legalization.
Answering some of the most frequent questions about cannabis, the documentary however mostly focuses on health effects and cannabis legalization.