REEL SOUTH

Cotton Plant

Special | 5m 45s Video has closed captioning.

Cotton Plant, Arkansas grapples with steep and steady decline. Drowning in debt and immense population loss, the town faces a harsh reality: grow, or die. Mayor Willard C. Ryland, a teetotaler and deeply religious member of the Baptist church, examines his own opinions about the drug, eventually coming to see medical marijuana as the miracle that could save Cotton Plant.

Aired: 11/16/18

Expires: 12/04/21

Rating: NR

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