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9 Cannabis Documentaries To Watch Right Now

Looking to enjoy a night in? Here are 9 cannabis documentaries to watch right now.

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Just like cannabis culture has evolved in recent years, the same can be said about documentaries, in general. Streaming services like Netflix has thousands of documentaries that would be perfect for your Netflix-and-chill day. And if you are in a mood to watch something on cannabis, legalization, recreational use, history and everything in between, you should stick around.

“A good night in is a series of documentaries” - Elizabeth Debicki

Whether you are starting in the cannabis industry or want to explore more green, here are 9 cannabis documentaries to watch right now.

  1. The Union: The Business Behind Getting High (2007)

It’s 2019 and we are way ahead in the legalization of cannabis. But this Canadian documentary explores the early cannabis trade between British Columbia and the United States of 2007. Watch this documentary for out-and-out interviews with politicians, marijuana growers, doctors, cops, investors, economists of the cannabis industry.

Duration: 104 minutes | Watch here

  1. Super High Me (2008) 

If you are in a mood to watch a stand-up and a documentary, you won’t have to do it one by one. Comic Doug Benson in this light-hearted chucklesome watch abstains himself from cannabis for 30 days and the next 30 days that’s all you can see him doing. He compares the effects and presents his take-outs in a very relatable manner.

Duration: 1hour 38 minutes | Watch here

  1. Lynching Charlie Lynch (2011)

How many dispensaries do you see in the state of California? Well, it was not always that easy. This documentary made to our list of 9 cannabis documentaries to watch right now because of the peculiar case of Charlie Lynch, who was permitted to open a medical marijuana dispensary within the city by the civic leaders of Morro Bay, CA. But trouble started when DEA started scrutinizing his dispensary.

Duration: 100 minutes | Watch here

  1. Culture High (2014)

The war on cannabis legalization is a topic of discussion and controversy since the day it was prohibited by law years ago. Rated 8.3 on IMDB, this documentary explores the intrications of cannabis and it’s deep-rooted seeds in our society with the advocation of celebrities and research professors.

Duration: 120 minutes | Watch here

  1. Rolling Papers (2015)

We cannot ignore the journalism of The Denver Post in this era of cannabis legalization as they were the first media company to hire a marijuana editor. And then came Rolling Papers exploring the wilderness of cannabis in our society. From a mother that moved to Colorado to take advantage of the medical legalization to the now-trending world of “edibles”, this documentary gives you a clarity of the sky.

Duration: 1 hour 19 minutes | Watch here

  1. Weediquette (2016 - )

Following the cultural kaleidoscope of cannabis, Vice media with their correspondent Krishna Andavolu, have curated the perfect docu-series with episodes that focus on medical and recreational use of cannabis. In one of the episodes named “Half Baked, he even goes to Amsterdam to experiment with the legalization.

Duration: 45 minutes | Watch it here

  1. The Legend of 420 (2017)

This documentary, part stand-up and part cinematic, is about the progression of the ever-growing cannabis industry. It also featured Chef Luke Reyes, who created La Hoja, an elevated cannabis-infused dining experience and catering service. Being an attestation of cannabis being a crucial part in the next chapter of the food and restaurant industry, The Legend of 420 finds its spot on our list of 9 cannabis documentaries to watch right now.

Duration: 87 minutes | Watch here

  1. Cannabis: A Lost History (2018) 

For thousands of years, cannabis remained just a green plant with a multitude of benefits and it’s versatile use. The literal co-existence of humans and cannabis is the reason why this documentary made it to our list of 9 cannabis documentaries to watch right now. Be ready to go deep into the past, present, and future of cannabis.

Duration: 1 hour 5 minutes | Watch here

  1. Grass is Greener (2019)

Released in April 2019, this documentary was a step by Netflix to take part in the 4/20 club. If you want a recap of what’s happened since the talks of cannabis legalization in the entire USA, this is a perfect watch. And don’t miss Snoop Dogg, Killer Mike, other celebrities give you their take on the modern “green rush”.

Duration: 37 minutes | Watch here 

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