On October 17, 2018, Canada became the first G7 nation to legalize cannabis for recreational use. So, how has legalization changed things? And what has the rest of the world learned from this once-in-a-generation experiment? Jay Baruchel hosts, as we take a look at the booms and busts, the winners and the losers, of this historical event in Canada.
Produced By: Kathleen Goldhar
Distribution Partner: Audible Inc.
About the Host
Jay Baruchel continues to cement his leading man status with many exciting projects. He currently stars in the FOX series The Moodys, alongside Denis Leary and Elizabeth Perkins. He also recently starred in the critically acclaimed FXX comedy series Man Seeking Woman, based on Simon Rich’s book The Last Girlfriend on Earth and executive produced by Lorne Michaels. Jay co-wrote the hockey cult feature film Goon with Evan Goldberg and was nominated for two 2013 Canadian Screen Awards in the Best Supporting Actor category and for Adapted Screenplay. He then reprised his role in Goon: Last of the Enforcers, which he also co-wrote and in which he made his directorial debut. Other selected film credits include This Is the End, Knocked Up, She’s Out of My League, Tropic Thunder, The Trotsky, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice and the Academy Award-winning Best Picture Million Dollar Baby. He also voiced the lead role of Hiccup in the DreamWorks Animation How to Train Your Dragonfranchise, in which all three films grossed over $1.6 billion dollars worldwide. Most recently, Jay starred in, co-wrote, and directed the horror thriller Random Acts of Violence, starring Jesse Williams and Jordana Brewster.