With HBO’s High Maintenance proving to be a breakout hit and Netflix planning their own pot-com, what’s behind the surge in small screen stoners?

Television loves a good zeitgeist to latch onto – but, as trends go, marijuana is hardly new, with the first recorded use of it dating way back into the BC era.

So why are small screen execs suddenly obsessed with it?

Breakout hit High Maintenance has just been commissioned for a second season on HBO, while at least four other major shows are in development.

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Abigail Walker ~ TheGuardian.com ~

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