CNBC Originals, our Primetime Documentary unit, headed back to the garden to reap the benefits of a story that viewers just simply can’t get enough of…The Marijuana Business. The effort for this piece was to continue to solidify CNBC Primetime long-form programming as a destination television – not just the typical business programming one might expect. The world’s most commonly used illicit drug, the Marijuana Business is valued at $35-Billion worldwide making it an ideal subject for a business network documentary and a funny little spot like this. As the USA is the #1 Pot Producer in world, we decided to focus on a new-breed of American Farmer – the ones who produce America’s “other” cash crop. To sell the concept we licensed the original instrumental of the Vic Mizzy theme for the 60’s rural comedy, “Green Acres”. We animated a montage of proud farmers with their crops to this memorable tune and created an unforgettable spot that grabs viewers with a dose of nostalgia and the unexpected, humorous portraits of classic American Farmers with their new cash crop. We put a bow on it by embedding graphic text in the style of old-fashioned painted barn advertisement to make our point. Once again, by playing a visual trick & mining pop culture, we guided viewers towards a business documentary on a subject one might not expect to find on a business network.
CNBC - MARIJUANA USA - “Green Acres” :15 - 11/07/10
Producer, Writer, Director - William H. Imboden
Designer/Animator – Jeremy Spain
Editor – Cliff VanDyke
In this episode we will be talking to Mr. Bill Chaaban, President and CEO of Creative Edge Nutrition, a publicly traded company in the legal cannabis sector which trades under ticker symbol FITX.
Mr. Chaaban discusses the company's partially owned subsidiary, CEN Biotech. CEN Biotech, Inc. was established in 2013 as a partially owned subsidiary of Creative Edge Nutrition (OTC Pink: FITX) for the sole purpose of supplying the Canadian public with pharmaceutical-grade medical cannabis under the newly established Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR) CEN Biotech Inc. has submitted a comprehensive application to become a licensed producer (LP) of dried marihuana for medicinal purposes and has received a ready-to-build approval from Health Canada.
"הפרח" הוא סרטון אנימציה המציג את הניגודיות בין חברה אחת אוטופית העוסקת בחקלאות חופשית ונהנית מפרח ייחודי המשרה שלווה ואושר למול חברה מקבילה בה הוצא אותו פרח אל מחוץ לחוק וצריכתו נאסרה. הסרטון הוא מראה של המציאות בה אנו חיים והנזקים שנגרמים עקב האיסור על צריכת הפרח ורדיפת צרכניו.