Drugs

Afghan Overdose

Afghan Overdose

Afghanistan is the world's biggest producer of opium, and all attempts to foil this unfortunate status have been met with dismal failure. In the new investigative documentary Afghan Overdose, reporters from the Russia Today news organization set out to determine the current state...

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Stoned Kids

Stoned Kids

Produced by the acclaimed VICE news organization for their new Viceland channel, Stoned Kids takes a probing look at one of the latest trends taking place in the world of medical marijuana. Cancer patients have used marijuana to tame the side effects of...

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The Scientist

The Scientist

Dr. Raphael Mechoulam has enjoyed an incredibly fulfilling and accomplished career. His scientific breakthrough came early when he managed to isolate and identify the chemical compounds of the cannabis plant. The Scientist offers a riveting account of this breakthrough discovery, which serves as...

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Afghanistan's Billion Dollar Drug War

Afghanistan's Billion Dollar Drug War

Al Jazeera's 101 East correspondent Steve Chao takes viewers to Afghanistan to investigate the country's role in the global drug industry, revealing the devastating impact it has had on Afghan citizens in particular. Studies estimate there are some 2.9 million heroin users in...

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Iboga Nights

Iboga Nights

Can an African plant root known as iboga provide the cure for chronic drug addiction? Documentary filmmakers David Graham Scott seems to think so. In Iboga Nights, Scott sets out to observe the potency of the psychedelic root on several heartbreaking subjects who...

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OxyContin: Time Bomb

OxyContin: Time Bomb

In the medical community, chronic pain has become a major epidemic, and is thought to afflict many tens of millions of people worldwide. Pharmaceutical companies have been swift in their response to treating these patients, and their resulting products have netted multiple billions...

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Pot Fiction

Pot Fiction

The use of marijuana has been banned in Canada since 1923, yet the drug is more popular there than ever before. With the legalization of marijuana occurring in many regions around the world, Canadians have urged the government to consider similar steps. But...

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The New King of Coke

The New King of Coke

The story, and modern condition of Peru, its people, and several aspects of its culture and society that are explored in the Vice News documentary The New King of Coke begins where so many investigative drug documentaries do and must - Nixon's declaration...

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Kids on Ice

Kids on Ice

If you think the scourge of methamphetamine abuse is limited to what you see in the hit television series Breaking Bad, think again. Meth, a highly addictive and corrosive drug which also goes by street names like "ice", "glass" and "shards", is currently...

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Stoned Moms

Stoned Moms

What is the first thing you think of when you think of marijuana? If you thought the highly unlikely answer "suburban moms smoking it," you are right in line with the legal cannabis industry's marketing objectives. Stoned Moms: The Marijuana Industry's Greatest Untapped...

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Canadian Cannabis

Canadian Cannabis

Vice's episodic documentary Canadian Cannabis examines the impact of a recently updated medical marijuana law on Canadians suffering from a variety of ailments. Reporter Damian Abraham, himself a user of medicinal marijuana, explores the topic by visiting grow operations and dispensaries. In addition...

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Addiction

Addiction

Once again, in their self-referential way, Vice covers...vices. As they did in World's Scariest Drug and The Drunkest Place on Earth, Vice delves into the realities of drugs and addiction, and the surrounding legislation (or lack thereof). In "Addiction" Vice guides us through...

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