Who's Getting Rich From Moroccan Hash?

Investigating Morocco’s illegal cannabis trade

Who's Getting Rich From Moroccan Hash? In the vast Rif region of Morocco, cannabis farms stretch as far as the eye can see. This illegal trade is a lucrative one, yet many of the half a million Moroccans farming the crop live between poverty and fear. Shot in North Africa through to Europe, this doc investigates the lives of the farmers who make it; the Western consumers who drive it; and the tangled web of business and politics behind the world’s largest exporter of cannabis resin.


Fixers and farmers have been arrested previously for working with the media. I heard of another Western film crew who tried to investigate this story but gave up.” Producer & reporter Emir Nader speaks about the challenges of making the film. Read more here.

The Producers


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