Frontline : Busted: America's War on Marijuana (1998)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Law & Crime, Social Issues  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Examining marijuana use in the U.S. and efforts to eradicate it, including the penalties for cultivation and sale. Interviewees include an Oklahoma grower sentenced to 93 years in prison, and Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), who supports mandatory minimum sentences. Will Lyman narrates.

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arrest, behind-the-scenes, DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency), debate, judge, marijuana, punishment, war-on-drugs