Pablo Escobar is dead, but the Cali Cartel has taken his and the Medellin Cartel's place in Season 3 of "Narcos" on Netflix, available Sept. 1. To promote the new season, Netflix provided powered donuts and Colombian coffee to curious onlookers around New York on Aug. 3.
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The History Channel has taken a giant step forward with their new four-part, eight-hour documentary mini-series, "America’s War on Drugs," which aired from June 18-21.
Published in 1983, T. Coraghessan Boyle's "Budding Prospects" is one of the best, if not the best, marijuana novels ever written. Now, it's competing to become a series on Amazon.
Stoner comic Doug Benson has a new gig. He's Judge Doug on Comedy Central's latest show," The High Court." "I'm like Judge Judy with doobies," he hypes in the trailer. "I like odor in my court." The show airs Monday to Thursday at 12 am.
The druggy saga "Moonlight" garnered eight Academy Award noms, winning three for Best Picture, Adapted Screenplay and Supporting Actor, and holding off "La La Land," which until the final botched announcement by Warren Beattly and Faye Dunaway, had earned six awards.