Running time: 84 Minutes
Distributor: Sierra Films
Film Review by Kam Williams
Very Good (3 stars)
On October 1st, 2010 Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a landmark bill into
law decriminalizing possession of less than an ounce of marijuana in the
State of California. The measure is likely to be welcomed like a cloud of
fresh smoke not only by stoners, but by local farmers as well, given that
pot is already America's #1 crop.
The film goes on to advocate total legalization in order to put an end to
the escalating turf wars for control of the grass game as Mexican street
gangs migrate to the northern California countryside in search of fertile
land. The picture contrasts that predicament with that of white
Rastafarians, relatively-mellow fellows who say they imbibe the herb for
After offering medicinal, religious, monetary and recreational rationales, Cash Crop urgently concludes that it's high time, pardon the expression, that California stop squandering tax dollars by prosecuting and incarcerating folks for mass-producing marijuana. Are you listening, Governator?