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14A(14A) Coarse Language, Substance Abuse


Comedy/Drama. After the legalization of marijuana, a self-styled weed expert (Jess Salguerio) struggles to make a living when the Ontario government opens cannabis dispensaries.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive, some in a sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, sexual language, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent breast nudity in a non-sexual, artistic context
  • Frequent portrayals of alcohol, cannabis, and illegal drug use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Perspectives on cannabis legalization
  • Loyalty and trust
  • Entrepreneurship

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language and substance abuse

Classification date

February 05, 2020