National Geographic Explores Vansterdam in "Marijuana Nation"
CANNABIS CULTURE - An episode of the National Geographic Explorer television show titled "Marijuana Nation", which features Cannabis Culture Headquarters and its founder Marc Emery, will be re-broadcast on Saturday, October 20 at 1PM EST.
The episode, originalled aired on Dec 2, 2008 on the National Geographic Channel, covers the ongoing global battle over marijuana prohibition, its history, and the growing culture of cannabis use for recreational and medical purposes.
Reporter Lisa Ling visits Vancouver's Pot Block, as well as some secret and not-so-secret marijuana growing operations and other relevant pot spots.
Marc Emery, former publisher of Cannabis Culture and founder of the BC Marijuana Party, is shown at CCHQ (307 W. Hastings in Vancouver - see map) before his extradition to the US and imprisonment in a federal penitentiary. Emery was targeted by the US DEA for selling marijuana seeds and using the profits to fund marijuana legalization groups.
The National Geographic Channel, owned by Fox Entertainment Group, is available in more than 143 countries and seen in more than 160 million homes (and in 25 languages!)
WATCH "Marijuana Nation" Saturday, October 20 at 1PM EST on National Geographic Channel or in the embedded window below: