The ‘Grass Is Greener’ on Netflix in Time for 4/20 (And Other Marijuana Movies)

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If you’re planning to smoke and binge, kick off the holy smokin’ holiday of 4/20 with Netflix‘s latest weed documentary, Grass Is Greener.

The film is hip-hop pioneer and former MTV VJ Fab 5 Freddy’s homage to Mary Jane. Freddy, better known as Fred Brathwaite, made his directorial debut with the provocative film. In it, he explores the deep ties between the criminalization of reefer and racism in America.

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Brathwaite uses his music connections to speak with some of the music industries most outspoken advocates of marijuana including Snoop Dogg, Cypress Hill’s B-Real, and Damian Marley. A variety of other celebrities and marijuana advocates further unravel the popular drug’s influence on music and pop culture. The film also speaks to the devastating impact that the criminalization of the plant has had on both black and Latino communities.

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Which of these films will you tune in to watch while you’re trippin’ out? Let us know in the comments!

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