Weed, sex, Sailfish, Doomsday and more on Nat Geo this week, video previews
By April MacIntyre Feb 20, 2012, 23:10 GMT
A plastic bag filled with confiscated marijuana EPA/DANIEL KARMANN
Tune in alert for a really interesting week on National Geographic Channel.
American Weed - NEW SERIES - Starts WEDNESDAY 10P et/pt
American Weed finds Colorado medical marijuana businesses under scrutiny and facing mounting pressures from local residents.
Medical cannabis entrepreneur and Fort Collins dispensary owner Josh Stanley works aggressively to counter such pressure. Josh relies heavily on several of his brothers to work at the grove and keep his business supplied with medical marijuana. Meanwhile, the North Metro Task Force continues to find illegal grows by residents claiming to be growing medical marijuana. Is the pendulum swinging back to curb the 10-year proliferation of medical marijuana in Colorado?
CIA Confidential: Inside the Drone War MONDAY at 8P et/pt
Taking out terrorists and forcing other militants out of tribal regions, drone strikes have become an efficient tool in the CIA's cutting edge technological arsenal.
Doomsday Preppers: It's All Gonna Hit the Fan - NEW - TUESDAY at 9P et/pt
Meet a retired police officer who fears an economic doomsday will bring chaos to the roads and a family leaving everything behind in Florida in order to migrate to higher, safer sea levels.
America Before Columbus THURSDAY at 9P et/pt
History books traditionally depict the pre-Columbus Americas as a pristine wilderness where small native villages lived in harmony with nature. But scientific evidence tells a very different story.
Ultimate Factories: Heineken - NEW - SATURDAY at 8P et/pt
Step behind the scenes at Europe's largest brewery, the 250-acre home of Heineken, in Zoeterwoude, the Netherlands. There, the world's most international beer company produces over half of its annual output.
Photo of the Week Sex for Sale: American Escort - NEW - WEDS at 9P et/pt
National Geographic's Mariana van Zeller journeys to the heart of the American escort industry and uncovers the gritty reality behind the supply and demand of high-end sex work.
What's on Nat Geo WILD Fish Frenzy - NEW - MON at 10P et/pt
Tonight, go in search of a yearly fish feeding frenzy that few people get to witness. Off the coast of Mexico, sailfish work in teams to find, corral, and attack giant schools of bait.
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