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The Union: The Business Behind Getting High

The Union: The Business Behind Getting High

Year: 2007

Genres: Documentary

Countries: Canada

Votes: 1476

Rating: 8.5

Cast: Bennett Chris; Bush George; Bush George W.; Campbell Larry; Chong Tommy; Cole Jack A.; Conroy John; Cooper Greg; Easton Stephen; Emery Marc; Grinspoon Lester; Hornby Paul; Kendall Perry; Klokeid Mark; Larsen Dana; Marin Cheech; McCormick Todd; Miron Jeffrey; Nixon Richard; Plecas Darryl; Rogan Joe; Rubin Craig X.; Stamper Norm; Tousaw Kirk; Ventura Jesse; Williams Greg; Capler Rielle; Watermelon; Flannigan Graeme; Green Stephen; Maguire Kieran; Scorgie Adam; Harvey Brett; Champion Michael; Altman Aren


Storyline: BC’s illegal marijuana trade industry has evolved into a business giant, dubbed by some involved as ‘The Union’, Commanding upwards of $7 billion Canadian annually. With up to 85% of ‘BC Bud’ being exported to the United States, the trade has become an international issue. Follow filmmaker Adam Scorgie as he demystifies the underground market and brings to light how an industry can function while remaining illegal. Through growers, police officers, criminologists, economists, doctors, politicians and pop culture icons, Scorgie examines the cause and effect nature of the business – an industry that may be profiting more by being illegal.
The Union: The Business Behind Getting High is a movie about the big industry that creates and selling illegal Cannabis.Cannabis is still illegal most parts of the world,despite that cigarettes and Alcohol is taking more life’s then Cannabis.

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