If you or your child had terminal cancer, how far would you go for potentially life-saving drugs? And what if those drugs weren’t the usual pharmaceutical cocktails we’ve come to expect with cancer treatment, but medical marijuana? Would you give it to your teenager? To your eight-year-old? Would you give it to your nine-month-old baby? The parents in the new documentary Weed the People have said absolutely, without a doubt, yes, and the film shows them experiencing some amazing results. Weed the People explores how cannabis may just be the most innovative cancer treatment available, yet one that’s also fraught with stigma. Whatever you thought you knew about its benefits, Weed the People might completely change your mind about medical marijuana.
Directed by Abby Epstein and produced by Ricki Lake, the team behind childbirth doc The Business of Being Born, Weed the People explores how medicinal cannabis