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Square grouper : the godfathers of Ganja.

Corben, Billy, 1978- (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 100 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Magnolia : 2011.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Billy Corben.
Summary, etc.:
In 1979, the U.S. Customs Service reported that 87% of all marijuana seizures in the U.S. were made in the South Florida area. Due to the region's 5,000 miles of coast and coastal waterways, and close proximity to the Caribbean and Latin America, South Florida was a pot smuggler's paradise. In sharp contrast to the brazenly violent cocaine cowboys of the 1980s, Miami's marijuana smugglers were cooler, calmer, and typically nonviolent. Square Grouper paints a vivid portrait of Miami's pot smuggling culture in the '70s and '80s and its major players: the smuggling Black Tuna Gang, the pot dealing Ethiopian Zion Coptic Church and the tiny fishing village of Everglades City.
Target Audience Note:
Rated R.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Drug traffic > Florida.
Marijuana industry > Florida.
Genre: Documentary films.

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