Photo: American Weed

Photograph by Steve Schrenzel / NGT

About the Show

All-new series American Weed finds Colorado medical marijuana businesses under scrutiny and facing mounting pressures from local residents. Medical cannabis entrepreneur and Fort Collins dispensary owner Josh Stanley works aggressively to counter such pressure with radio ads and fund-raisers. As the oldest of 11 kids, Josh relies heavily on several of his brothers to work at the grove and keep his business supplied in medical marijuana. Meanwhile, Sgt. Jim Gerhardt and fellow officers on the North Metro Task Force continue to find illegal grows by residents claiming to be growing medical marijuana. Is the pendulum swinging back to curb the ten-year proliferation of medical marijuana in Colorado?
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    Dispensary Duties

    Alex is manager of a Colorado dispensary and takes us through some of his daily responsibilities.

NGC's Top Marijuana Moments

  • Locked Up Abroad: Caught Stealing Drugs

    Caught Dealing Drugs

    From "Locked Up Abroad: Puerto Vallarta"
    What seemed like easy money turns into a nightmare.

  • How Marijuana Works

    How Marijuana Works

    From "Drugged: High on Marijuana"
    Take a journey through the human body to see weed's effects.

  • Church of Cannabis

    The Church of Cannabis

    From "Drugs, Inc: Marijuana"
    Weed worshipers have formed the United Cannabis Ministry—a church for pot smokers.

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    Weed Wheels

    From "Border Wars: Contraband Cargo"
    Border Patrol busts a tractor-trailer carrying 400 pounds of marijuana in its wheels.

  • Weed Super-Store

    Weed Superstore

    From "Explorer: Marijuana Gold Rush"
    Visit one of the world's first franchised marijuana-growers' distribution and supply centers.

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Facts About Weed

  • Photo: Jars of medical marijuana

    Did You Know?

    Over 80,000 patients in Colorado have been approved for medical marijuana cards. Learn more facts about weed and medical marijuana.

Featured Episode

  • Photo: Bill uses medical marijuana.

    Marijuana Drama

    With the increased number of retail marijuana businesses in Colorado, our cameras go inside this booming business.

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