The Union: The Business Behind Getting High

The unassuming Canadian province of British Columbia is a business giant in the illegal marijauna trade, generating upwards of $7 billion Canadian each year, with 85% of the product ending up in the USA. Filmmakers Brett Harvey and Adam Scorgie offer a fascinating insight into this lucrative industry, interviewing a host of interested parties including politicians, police, growers and pop culture icons. Provocative and well-made, this documentary presents a strong case for legalisation, highlighting the negative aspects of prohibition, and exploring the many and varied uses of hemp, besides just getting high.

Year: 2007
Genre: Documentaries, High Times, Counterculture, General Docos, Political Docos, Docos - General
Country: Canada
Director: Brett Harvey
Duration: 105 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains drug use and offensive language.
Location in store: Documentary (General)



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