Druglawed 2

The former President of Uruguay, the Israeli scientist who discovered the molecular structure of cannabis, and a range of the most respected experts on cannabis from all over the world weigh in on the progress that has been made in legalising, researching and industrilaising cannabis for its many purposes.

  • Arik Reiss
    Druglawed 1, Inside New Zealand: High Time
  • Yuki Sato
    Mangaland, Strainhunters
  • Harry Cording
    Druglawed 1
  • Jose Mujica
    Key Cast
    President of Uruguay
  • Raphael Mechoulam
    Key Cast
    Professor of Organic Chemistry
  • Fiona Patten
    Key Cast
    Member of Parliament
  • Daniel Vidart
    Key Cast
    Author, historian
  • Alicia Castilla
    Key Cast
    Author, historian
  • Marcelo Morante
    Key Cast
    Professor of Pain Management
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 30 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 20, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    100,000 NZD
  • Country of Origin:
    New Zealand
  • Country of Filming:
    Argentina, Australia, Israel, New Zealand, Uruguay
  • Language:
    English, Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    1080i HD 25ffs
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Distribution Information
  • self
Director Biography - Arik Reiss

Arik Reiss is the director of the Druglawed series, Inside New Zealand: High Time and a number of other TV documentaries and features relating to the war on drugs and other human rights issues.

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Director Statement

I made the Druglawed films to affect a change in direction to disastrous prohibitionist policies that have led to New Zealand having the highest arrest and conviction rates for cannabis in the entire world.