Drugs, Inc. is a hugely popular documentary series which runs on the National Geographic channel. This episode, Marijuana, is the fourth episode of the first series and was aired in 2010. This episode looks at the global trade in Marijuana and the paradigm shift that the marijuana growing industry is seeing from one which is dominated by highly organized criminal enterprises to small scale quasi-legal mom and pop operations.
The filmmakers visit growers who are leading the medical marijuana revolution and consumers who are consuming medical marijuana for the herbs medicinal properties to relieve various symptoms including chronic pain. The episode shows the contrast between the violent drug cartels of Mexico and the purveyors of the ‘green rush’ of Western America. Watch more Drugs, Inc. episodes here.