Evergreen: The Road to Legalization Poster

Release Date: June 13th, 2014

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 26 min

Plot Summary
A chronicle of the legalization of recreational marijuana in Washington state shows the issue from the perspectives of both pro- and anti-initiative groups.

Director: Riley Morton

Genres: Documentary

Distributors: First Run

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  • This dual focus on the need to end the ineffective, destructive “war on drugs” and broader questions of political compromise gives director Riley Morton’s film particular resonance. show more

  • The personalities and rhetoric are colorful and the film's presentation is lively, though some viewers will wish for a little more rigor. show more

  • The absence of suspense results in something closer to a one-sided pat on the back for everyone involved, though it effectively puts forth a whole new set of challenges. show more

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