Weed The People


Release Date: October 26, 2018

Running Time: 97 min

Rating: NR

Director: Abby Epstein

Producer: Ricki Lake, Giancarlo Canavesio, Sol Tryon

Cast: Dr Donald Abrams, Dr Bonni Goldstein, Dr Sunil Aggarwal, Dr Mark Ware, Raphael Mechoulam, David Meiri, Cristina Sanchez, and more

Synopsis: Cannabis has been off-limits to doctors and researchers in the US for the past 80 years, but recently scientists have discovered its anti-cancer properties. Armed with only these laboratory studies, desperate parents obtain cannabis oil from underground sources to save their children from childhood cancers. “Weed the People” follows these families through uncharted waters as they take their children’s survival into their own hands. Some of their miraculous outcomes beget the unsettling question at the heart of the film: If weed is truly saving lives, why doesn’t the government want people to access it?

musicLiv Abramowitz2018, music, b2018