Profiling a cancer patient who uses medical marijuana to deal with health problems. Also: The only dispensary in Castle Rock, Colo., is at risk of being shut down; Alex Douglas, manager of the North Boulder Wellness Center, quits his job and moves to Aspen after getting fed up with his employers.
In Colorado, pot smokers celebrate April 20th, their unofficial holiday. Meanwhile, the De Noue family work toward turning their failing business around; and a 64-year-old cancer patient finds herself in the middle of her town's fight to ban medical marijuana.
Denver police conduct an undercover investigation of the expanding black market in marijuana; pot entrepreneur Josh Stanley tries to get funding for scientific research and development. Also: a profile of Brittany Wagoner, Miss High Times 2010.
In Denver, growers compete in Colorado's inaugural High Times Medical Cannabis Cup. Elsewhere, a Boulder family struggle to meet Colorado's stringent guidelines after opening their first grow house and dispensary; and a 16-year-old with a rare disorder finds marijuana to be a uniquely effective cure.
Following the ban of marijuana dispensaries in Fort Collins, the Stanley brothers stay focused on their mission to keep medical marijuana legal for patients in Colorado. Later, Josh finds out that a new federal crackdown could close one of his dispensaries in Denver. Meanwhile, Sgt. Jim Gerhardt finds an illegal basement grow while investigating the cause of a house fire.
Ray Martinez continues to rally voters in support of Proposition 300, which would shut down marijuana dispensaries in Fort Collins. Meanwhile, dispensary owner Josh Stanley decides to fight back to protect his business, employees and patients; and with the help of a police dog, Sgt. Jim Gerhardt uncovers 700 illegal marijuana plants in an office building.
Josh Stanley's marijuana shop is robbed; former Fort Collins mayor Ray Martinez fights to close the city's dispensaries; Sgt. Jim Gerhardt responds to a report of a man growing marijuana illegally in his backyard.
An in-depth look at Colorado's medical-marijuana industry. The first episode profiles Fort Collins dispensary owners, who face the possibility of having their businesses shut down should voters approve Proposition 300, which would ban marijuana dispensaries in the city. Also: A police officer is followed as he works to keep illegal drugs out of the hands of kids.