A/k/a Tommy Chong (2006) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • At the height of popularity of the Bush administration -- the federal government entrapped and subsequently imprisoned Tommy Chong. Josh Gilbert began documenting the federal case against his long time friend and counter-culture icon for the terrible crime of selling bongs. This film examines the personal effects on Tommy, the motivations and tactics of the politicized Justice Department under George Bush, set against the back drop of the War on Drugs and the legal issues involved.

    - Written by Josh Gilbert
  • Documentary about Tommy Chong's federal prosecution under the Bush administration for selling bongs over the Internet.

    - Written by Josh Gilbert


a/k/a Tommy Chong offers a sometimes frightening, often hilarious account of Operation Pipe Dreams, a nationwide drug paraphernalia sting operation spearheaded by former Attorney General John Ashcroft...

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