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It’s been a long, strange trip for America and her complicated relationship with cannabis. Propaganda films like “Reefer Madness” in 1936 and the golly-gee naivete of the 1950’s killed our country’s buzz, paving the way for the plant’s classification as an illegal substance. Over the past decade, however, a new smoke has blown in from the west, leading to legalization in ten states and counting. Of course, things haven’t been all groovy for weed users throughout history. This poignant documentary explores the criminalization and the racial injustices surrounding the plant. But fear not.Grass is Greener focuses, too, on marijuana’s storied influence on music—particularly jazz and hip-hop—and the healing, medicinal properties we have come to understand. A fun and educational documentary,Grass is Greenerdebuts on, you guessed it, April 20th, 2019.