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HAPPY 4/20 2020 to ALL. It’s the most surreal time in the existence of humans as the Coronavirus Pandemic swirls around the Earth. What better time to gather digitally to celebrate the finest plant known to Mankind, Cannabis.

We had wanted to release a finished documentary, “Cannabis the Story,” today at 4:20 on 4/20/2020. Instead, we have a Work in Progress that we would like to share with you all on this auspicious day about an hour after the appointed time. As we in the Cannabis Tribe well know, Cannabis events don’t necessarily include the concept of time. That said, here is a 25-minute version of the documentary. Please tell us what you think about it, what you would like to see more of, less of, etc. Any questions for Mark about his Nectarball Collection? All of your feedback will be very useful throughout this editing process. This piece focuses on some history, prohibition, Cannabis as medicine, Cannabis vs. Pharmaceuticals, Cannabis vs. Alcohol, What Cannabis Means to Me, and thoughts about the Future of Cannabis.

The next piece will focus on Cultivation, Cannabis in Other Countries (Holland, Argentina, Uruguay), Regulations Faced by Today’s Farmers, and Future Scenarios requiring Activism if we are to create a Canna-centric society which is a much happier place to be.

Most Americans now understand the medicinal benefits of Cannabis.  As Steve DeAngelo so eloquently put it, “Cannabis is a plant that can guide us to the kinds of thinking that we are going to need going forward.”

This is our latest two-minute trailer:

2 minute Trailer for “Cannabis the Story” 2020
Behind-the-Scenes clips from Amsterdam, with thanks to Aleksi Mikael, Herbert M. Green and Brid Ni Fhoighil, not to mention Rinus Beintema, Doede de Jong, Mila Jansen and Soma
“Cannabis the Story” is the passion project of two San Diego video producers who pioneered a dozen educational videos in the 1980s which were the first in their genre.
Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, Elisabeth Mack, RN and the One-Minute Cannabist, Nurse Heather Manus, Ken Sobel and Casey O’Neill explain the medicinal qualities of Cannabis
The Future of Cannabis as explained by people in the Cannabis industry
Portraits of Cannabis luminaries who appear in “Cannabis the Story”