George Jung aka “Boston George” Talks Johnny Depp, The Movie Blow, Legalizing Marijuana & More
George Jacob Jung (born August 6, 1942), nicknamed “Boston George”, was a major player in the cocaine trade in the United States in the 1970s and early 1980s. Jung was a part of the Medellín Cartel, which was responsible for up to 89 percent of the cocaine smuggled into the United States. He specialized in the smuggling of cocaine from Colombia on a large scale. His life story was portrayed in the 2001 film Blow, starring Johnny Depp. George Jung was released from prison on June 2, 2014 after serving nearly 20 years for drug-smuggling.
Being home for just over a full years time, the 74 year old known as Boston George to the many people around the world due to his life being depicted in the cult classic “Blow.” The good guys over at OneWest Magazine/OneWest Radio reached out to the former drug smuggler for an exclusive and rare interview. During the 18 minute video the two would discuss the legalization of marijuana, the movie “Blow”, how he came in touch and current his relationship with award winning actor Johnny Depp, his life as a drug runner and more.
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