‘Cannabis’ The Union

The War On Cannabis

This well structured documentary compiles information regarding the prohibition of cannabis throughout much of the world. It highlights some the sinister economics and politics that has lead to the demonization of the drug during the 20th century. Having outlined the reasons behind the illegalisation of cannabis it questions whether or not the prohibition of the drug really works? Furthermore the documentary discusses some of the positive industrial and medical uses of the plant hemp, a strain of Cannabis sativa, which has a low THC content (the substance which get you high) Showing that wide scale cultivation of the plant has for many years been a well established and credible industry.