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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D78538
The remarkable story of how a man managed to defy all odds and beat his drug habit is recounted in this inspirational film. Paul Fusca was a Canadian who turned to a life of crime in order to support his heroin addiction, until he was helped by his mother and a caring rehab center head who sent Fusca to the innovative drug treatment ... more
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Category:Documentary |Director:Anthony Clarke |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D23481
Everything you always wanted to know about cannabis sativa (but were afraid to ask) is harvested in this acclaimed documentary on the non-"recreational" uses of the marijuana plant. Learn about the history of hemp (Washington grew it on his farm!); the big business-backed "marijuana scare" of the 1930s; and the plant's usefulness for ... more
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Go Further(2003)
Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D76857
Insightful documentary follows actor/hemp advocate Woody Harrelson as he embarks on a road trip from Seattle to Santa Barbara to promote environmental awareness. Travelling in a customized bus with a variety of offbeat supporters of "simple organic living," Harrelson speaks about the benefits of the wondrous weed while encountering ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   Widescreen
SKU: D02132
Filmmaker Adam Scorgie presents this documentary that examines the illegal marijuana trade in British Columbia and offers a look at the reasons why pot should possibly be legalized. Through insights from comedians Joe Rogan and Tommy Chong, former High Times magazine editor Steve Bloom, and others, you'll learn about the complexities ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:R |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D64694
Comedian and former "Stoner of the Year" Doug Benson is the focus of this hilarious documentary inspired by "Super Size Me." Benson spends 30 days completely sober and then spends the next 30 days smoking pot. Benson takes various tests sober and high that humorously examine the effects of marijuana on the body and raises a debate over ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: DR3176
Filmmaker Adam Scorgie presents this documentary that examines the illegal marijuana trade in British Columbia and offers a look at the reasons why pot should possibly be legalized. Through insights from comedians Joe Rogan and Tommy Chong, former High Times magazine editor Steve Bloom, and others, you'll learn about the complexities ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D03896
If all you know about Amsterdam's hash bars is what you learned from Vincent Vega, you'll want to check out this engaging travel program offering a tour of their famous coffee shops, where cannabis and hashish are legally sold. Plus, you'll visit Cannabis College and take a smokin' tour of the Hash, Hemp, and Marijuana Museum. 60 min. ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D05113
This thought-provoking documentary follows seven activists as they fight to legalize industrial hemp in the United States. Attempting to explain the weed's various medicinal and environmental benefits, the advocates attempt to plant the seeds of change that could possibly benefit our world. With insights on hemp from Woody Harrelson, ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D07051
This in-depth documentary goes behind the supposed propaganda to get the real story on America's war on marijuana. Utilizing government statistics, expert interviews, and a touch of humor, the program covers each side of the argument for and against the drug's use and legalization. The stress and money this war has cost Americans, as ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D10584
This compelling documentary from the History Channel explores the long (and strange) history of marijuana and its controversial role in America's ongoing war on drugs. From the origins of the so-called "wacky weed" to an overview of the drug's medicinal uses, this program will give you, um, higher awareness of the myriad issues that ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D17343
Do Americans live in a "nanny state"? Is the "freedom to ingest" equal to the "right to keep and bear arms"? What does the Constitution really say about gun ownership and the legality of marijuana? This challenging documentary filmed in Wyoming and Colorado entertainingly explores these two contentious issues with a heady mix of animation, ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:R |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D83076
The cult of cannabis as it flourished in the 1970s is explored in this revealing documentary that focuses on the extensive and successful smuggling operations in Miami, Florida. As the pipeline funnels ganja from farms to boats, planes, and Cadillacs, U.S. customs officials fight to maintain control of thousands of miles of coastline ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D83709
Should cannabis be legalized? This challenging documentary profiles the advocacy of the National Organization of the Reform for Marijuana Laws believes it is the only sensible approach to take as state and municipal regulations permit the use of medical marijuana even as the federal government continues to enforce its prohibition. 60 ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Widescreen
SKU: D26882
Was the state of Washington key to advancing the crusade to legalize marijuana? This documentary offers an overview of how attitudes about drug policy in the U.S. have evolved by examining the controversial 2012 ballot measure that was approved to regulate and tax the growing, sale, and use of cannabis--showcasing the arguments made ... more
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Category:Documentary |Director:Lech Kowalski |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D79145
A compelling look at the drug culture in and around New York's East Village, this gritty documentary from Lech Kowalski ("D.O.A.") follows a real-life junkie named John Spacely as he talks openly about how he came from California hoping to find success, only to fall into the fatal world of drugs (he died shortly after the film was made). ... more
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Hashish(2000)
Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D72274
Intriguing documentary examines the global scourge of drugs in a novel way, visiting a remote village in the mountains of Northern Morocco where many residents' daily lives are deeply linked with hashish, whether as a source of income, a bartering tool, or an addiction. 80 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English, French and Arabic; Subtitles: ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D01358
What does LSD do to the human mind? Explore the fascinating history of the famous psychedelic substance in this illuminating documentary, which chronicles the discovery of lysergic acid diethylamide by Swiss chemist Albert Hoffmann in 1943; its first uses as a tool to treat those addicted to other drugs; and how LSD became a preferred ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D76849
For over two decades, America's war on drugs has attempted to shut down Colombia's far-reaching narcotics industry. This striking documentary examines the ongoing struggle to stop illicit substances from entering the United States--while raising the possibility that the government might have ulterior motives for targeting the coffee- ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD 
SKU: D44663
Ever since Mexican drug runners brought ephedrine into the U.S. ton after illegal ton, the sale of crystal meth has been a lucrative enterprise for narcotics dealers across the nation. The producers of "Frontline" join forces with Oregon's daily newspaper, the Oregonian, for an explosive report on meth addiction and the contrasting ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D92143
National Geographic correspondent Lisa Ling explores the world of methamphetamine in this chilling and informative documentary program. From the hazardous, addictive powers of "meth" to the pervasive destruction wreaked by the drug in rural and metropolitan areas, Ling reveals an alarming epidemic challenging every arm of law enforcement ... more
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Meth(2006)
Category:Documentary |Director:Todd Ahlberg |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D98680
Known as a popular recreational drug in mainstream rural communities, crystal meth has experienced a disturbing wave of influence in the gay male population. This insightful documentary uses riveting interviews with former and present meth users to sound an alarm about the serious dangers associated with meth usage. Soundtrack: English. ... more
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Methadonia(2005)
Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D89325
Hard-hitting documentary examines the predicament of heroin addicts attempting to get clean by using methadone, which can itself become addictive and enhanced by other prescription drugs. The men and women struggling in this netherworld between addiction and recovery tell their stories, igniting debate over the effectiveness of methadone ... more
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Category:Documentary |Director:Billy Corben |Rated:R |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D35167
Exploring the narcotics-based economy in Miami that flourished during the 1980s, this explosive documentary focuses on the traffickers, killers, and obscene amounts of money made in the illegal drug trade that would later inspire film and TV productions such as "Scarface" and "Miami Vice." The provocative film includes music by "Vice" ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:R |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D37778
Exploring the narcotics-based economy in Miami that flourished during the 1980s, this explosive documentary focuses on the traffickers, killers, and obscene amounts of money made in the illegal drug trade that would later inspire film and TV productions such as "Scarface" and "Miami Vice." The provocative film includes music by "Vice" ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D20221
This unnerving follow-up to the 2006 documentary details the story of an Oakland, California, cocaine dealer who became entangled with "the Godmother," Griselda Blanco, who was serving time in prison. Known as a "black widow" who frequently disposed of her lovers, the drug queen entrusted her suitor to run her $40 million empire within ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D10909
Is it ever possible to win "the War on Drugs"? Is it even a war worth waging? Figures leading the charge on both sides of the battle--among them Tommy Chong, Judge James Gray, and Sheriff Joe Arpaio--speak their piece in a documentary suggesting that government and corporate malfeasance have done harm to the debate and created a legal ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D05825
This sequel to "American Drug War: The Last White Hope" examines the rapidly expanding medical marijuana industry and its impact upon the West Coast. Along with a look at the state of the drug war under the Obama administration, the film presents an overview of the efforts to legalize marijuana and insights from radio host/conspiracy ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D17184
This follow-up to the 2007 documentary continues a pointed critique at the nation's "War on Drugs" by focusing on the plight of a 2-year-old child whose grievous medical condition appears to be improved through the injection of a cannabis-based "miracle" drug. In addition, the film surveys the stories of other young people in the U.S. ... more
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HairKutt(2007)
Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D99570
Bryant "HairKutt" Johnson received help in 2002 curbing his 15-year addiction to heroin when two friends "kidnapped" him and brought him to a remote cabin in Tennessee, where his bouts of withdrawal were videotaped by the young men participating in the intervention. Johnson's painful recovery is chronicled in this riveting documentary. ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D25581
This compelling documentary examines how an individual's addiction can have a dramatic impact upon the lives of his or her family members. Following several courageous families as their loved ones attempt to recover from alcohol and/or drug dependencies, the program examines how faith, compassion, and understanding can help addicts ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D82749
Can ingesting a single dose of a powerful hallucinogen instantly halt a two-decade heroin addiction? Join filmmaker Michel Negroponte as he explores the mysteries behind ibogaine, the potent substance (taken from a West African plant) that ex-addict Dimitri claims performed this odd miracle for him. Negroponte shadows Dimitri for three ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D06312
Originally airing on the National Geographic Channel, this intriguing documentary takes you inside the inner workings of the Drug Enforcement Agency. Through following four DEA agents as they work across the globe to indentify, investigate, and dismantle international drug-trafficking organizations, this program presents a gripping ... more
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Category:Documentary |Director:Pierre Woodman |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D34474
In the early 1940s, Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann synthesized the molecule for lysergic acid diethylamide, little realizing that he'd be creating the mind-expanding drug of choice for the subsequent generation. This fascinating retrospective on acid features a 2005 interview with the 99-year-old Hofmann as he reflects on being his own ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D41771
Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki ("Why We Fight") takes on America's controversial "War on Drugs" in this explosive documentary. Arguing that the lengthy--as well as profoundly expensive and misguided--government campaign against illegal drugs has failed, this film includes unsparing interviews with inmates, judges, law enforcement officers, ... more
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