Chris Williams, a medical marijuana grower from Montana, faces at least five years in federal prison after being caught up in a March 2011 federal raid on 26 dispensaries throughout the state.
Browsing: Code of the West
Code of the West is a revealing look at the battle for medical marijuana in Montana. The rural red state threw open its doors to medical marijuana for a few years before slamming them shut again in 2011. Caught in middle were patients and growers, some of whom got eighty years in federal prison for growing pot.
As Montana medical marijuana business owners face federal charges across Montana, a newly produced documentary film, “Code of the West,” is screening in four communities across the state this week.