Penn & Teller: Bullshit!

Season 2 Episode 4

War on Drugs

Full Episode: War on Drugs

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Full Episode Summary

Penn and Teller examine the ongoing drug prohibition (the war on drugs), "Voodoo Pharmacology" (clips from the film Reefer Madness and "this is your brain on drugs" commercials are used as examples), and the theory of medical marijuana. Special Guest Experts include: Lester Grinspoon, M.D. (Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus, Harvard Medical School) Jane Weirich (Medical Cannabis Advocate, San Fracisco Bay Area) Irvin Rosenfeld (Federal Medical Marijuana Patient) Keith Stroup (Marijuana Advocate, President of NORML) Jacob Sullum (Senior Editor, Reason Magazine) Sheriff Joe Arpaio (Sheriff, Maricopa County, Arizona) Richard Stratton (Editor in Chief, High Times Magazine) Nick Hentoff (Criminal Defense Attorney, Phoenix, Arizona) David Evans II (Executive Director, The Drug Free Schools Coalition) Robert Weiner (Drug Issues Strategist)moreless
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Categories

Comedy, Documentary

Themes

observational humor, corruption, cultural phenomenon, drug trafficking, social commentary