Run From the Cure

Rick Simpson, 2008

Runtime 58 minutes

In 1997 after a serious head injury Rick sought relief from his medical condition through the use of hempoil. When Rick discovered that the hempoil cured cancers and other illnesses, he tried to share it with as many people as he could free of charge, curing literally hundreds of people. When the story went viral, the law snatched the medicine leaving Rick with charges of possessing and trafficking marijuana.

American Drugwar, the Last White Hope

Kevin Booth, 2007

Runtime 122 minutes

Triggered by the death of a relative Kevin Booth sets to find out why the war on drugs is such a big failure. Over a period of 3,5 years he follows gang members, agents, officers, judges, politicians and prisoners. Most notably Rick Ross, Mike Ruppert, Robert Steele and Tommy Chong.

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