All cannabis enthusiasts should check out these documentaries

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Several well-crafted programs on cannabis shed a light on the truth about the plant

The rise of documentaries on the new streaming platforms has reached all sectors, and cannabis has been no exception. The exponential growth of the marijuana industry brings with it a strong demand for any kind of information that revolves around this much-appreciated plant. Now that cannabis legalization is part of the political agenda in many countries and the market is on the rise, documentaries are a great tool to explore and learn a little more about the world of marijuana.

Documentaries about marijuana are not only important for those who love this precious plant, but they also make known many aspects that go beyond the plant or self-cultivation to the rest of the population and interested people. A clear example of this is Weed The People. This documentary shows the lives of families struggling with childhood cancer who do not have adequate treatment due to the federal war on cannabis. While many states have now legalized the plant for medical purposes, Weed The People is a very good reminder of how many people struggled and fought before that happened.

With so much political uproar that cannabis legislation is having in many countries in Europe, North America and Latin America, The Culture High is a recommended documentary to soak in the history of marijuana prohibition in North America and the war on drugs. This documentary includes the views of both supporters and opponents of cannabis legalization. You will see interviews with personalities such as Snoop Dogg, the rapper and cannabis activist, as well as doctors, dealers, and police officers, which allows you to have a view of both positions.

And finally, there is Grass is Greener, a Netflix exclusive documentary. If you want to know more about the world of cannabis and its relationship with the US, and if you are a lover of hip hop and jazz, you will enjoy this documentary. It also has the participation of Snoop Dogg and other artists. Here you will understand a little of the connection between marijuana and jazz musicians, pop culture, and racial injustices in America.