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Oliver Stone on the Insanity of the War on Drugs

American film icon Oliver Stone expounds on the true nature of the American War on Drugs to Current TVs Gavin Newson.

Charles Shaw
20 June 2012

Famed director Oliver Stone explores the American War on Drugs, and his new film, Savages, which explores thorugh a fictional context the evolving marijuana industry in California.

Drawing from both his own experience and his concerns about government control, he comments on the fallibility of the drug war.

The Gavin Newsom Show airs Fridays on Current TV at 11p ET / 8p PT.

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