On Assignment: Marijuana Business: Robert Moore in Colorado

Fire Mountain Addiction Clinic: Aaron Huey (Fire Mountain Addiction Clinic Director) 'I tell you what, when I got into weed, it became the cornerstone of my life. It all I talked about; it’s all I thought about. This is where the kids hang out, they have media, and they read books.' 'This is the minefield where we pick up the body parts and help put these kids back together again.' Huey showing Moore around clinic Huey SOT 'Where do you think the children get their drugs? They get them from the adults!' Various shots of teenagers (not identifiable) Alex (Cannabis addict) ' I stopped playing football. And I just kinda stopped doing anything really except for smoking. I was failing almost every class.' Huey SOT ' I do feel like I'm on the frontline of a war that is lost. This is the wreckage. I find nothing legitimate about this. And people are selling this constantly as, 'hey, we're going to use the money to funds our schools.' What kind of crap is that? We've got to legitimize drugs so we finally fund our schools? I've got a great idea. Why don't we just fund our schools! Why do we need to make drugs legal so we finally have money for our children? ' Huey and Terri Kirby (visibly upset) chatting (not heard) Terri Kirby (Fire Mountain Addiction Clinic Administrator) 'We have people who have been on our waiting-lists for 2 months who don’t have… and we don't have a space for them yet. And this is every day - I am going to cry on camera - I'm just saying no to parents, 'I don't know where to take your kids.' Denver: EXT Various shots of Denver skyline and traffic INT Cannabis Warehouse: Cannabis growing / workers harvesting cannabis Cannabis Store: Till opening / security guard at door Cannabis Warehouse: Moore i/c ' To visit a warehouse like this is to suddenly realise that growing and selling, smoking and eating cannabis is no longer a shadowy activity – it is rather a booming i...


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