“Marijuana Nation” is an investigative documentary broadcasted by National Geographic in 2011. The film features Lisa Ling as she goes undercover to uncover the truth about the battle launched against marijuana around the world. The film walks viewers through the origins of cannabis and the steady growth of marijuana trade.
Lisa also visits marijuana growers as well as places where pot is openly smoked and traded. She self-proclaimed “Prince of Pot” Marc Emery before he was imprisoned in a federal penitentiary for selling marijuana seeds and giving the proceeds to groups that fight for the legalization of marijuana. Marijuana Nation also aims to find out why large medical and pharmaceutical corporations are blocking the legalization of cannabis for their own benefit.