While Austria is considered a progressive country by most standards, the same cannot be said for its stance on medical marijuana. Despite the fact that possession of marijuana is basically not a crime in Austria, medical marijuana is still extremely restricted in terms of who can get access to it and what forms it can be prescribed.

In order to change things, several Austrians are risking their freedom and their finances to change the government’s stance on prescription pot. In this episode, we meet a man who founded a medical cannabis club in Salzburg, a few of his patients, plus several other important figures who are working to change the laws in Austria.