Film festival aims to reduce marijuana stigma as New York moves closer to legalization

1/13/19–When the first NYC Cannabis Film Festival was held in 2015, organizers hoped to minimize the stigma surrounding marijuana use in the public’s perception. Now, with recreational pot already legal in 10 states, this year’s festival could be the last before New York becomes the latest state to lift its prohibition on the drug. The films appearing at the NYC Cannabis Film Festival are intended to depict a non-stereotypical view of marijuana culture, with some tackling other topics altogether. Read