‘Rolling Papers’ Chronicles Rise Of Pot Journalism In Colorado

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<p>The Cannabist editor Ricardo Baca (left) and “Rolling Papers” director Mitch Dickman at CPR.</p>

It documents the rise of pot journalism by following the coverage of The Cannabist and its editor Ricardo Baca. That's a Denver Post website dedicated to the marijuana industry and pot culture. The film is now available on demand and at the Sie FilmCenter in Denver. Director Mitch Dickman and editor Ricardo Baca spoke to Colorado Matters.

Why the film focused on the Denver Post's marijuana coverage: