+ The Canary Effect (1 hour) The grim legacy of America's treatment of its native peoples up to the present.
+ Broken Rainbow (1 hour) Government-enforced relocation of thousands of Navajo Native Americans
from their ancestral homes in Arizona. Gold, silver, copper, coal, oil
and uranium have been exploited from their lands for well over 100 yrs.
+ The Great Dance (1 hr 14min) A story of three San (Bushman) hunters at their most extreme limits of endurance, culminating in "the Chasing Hunt" - a ritual that has never before been revealed to the world outside of the Kalahari. Discover the extraordinary spiritual relationship between the hunter and the hunted. Marvel at the incredible wealth of knowledge of the San people about the world around them.
+ Metanoia-Films.org (all free)
+ Leaf (15min): A mini-documentary showing how cannabis was used to replace numerous prescription drugs for an ailing young woman.
+ Prescribed Grass (46min) - A poignant and sobering documentary on the powerful medicinal uses of cannabis in Israel.
+ The Scientist (1 hour): A documentary about Israeli scientist, Dr. Mechoulam who discovered THC and who's had government grants to study cannabis for DECADES.
+ TEDxBoulder (19min): The surprising story/video of medical cannabis and pediatric (children) epilepsy.
+ Nature science magazine article comparing alcohol with other drugs.
+ TED Talk "Everything You Know About Drug Addiction is Wrong" by the author of "Chasing the Scream," Johann Hari (14min). And this animation is also based on that talk.
+ Cannabinoids 101: What Makes Cannabis Medicine? (Leafly.com)
+ Cannabis "wikipad" filled with resources on cannabis (including documentaries and talks)
+ Patent by the US government that uses cannabis, even though the same government has made the plant illegal!
+ Research into psychedelics, shut down for decades, is now yielding exciting results (Feb 2015, New Yorker magazine) - link
+ I encourage everyone to see the documentaries "Generation Rx," "Bigger, Faster, Stronger," and "Prescription Thugs" about America's abusive (and at times deadly) love affair with "legal drugs."
+ Also check out this HUGE list