Drugs

2016 , Drugs 6 Comments

Chasing the Dragon

Chasing the Dragon

Produced by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Chasing the Dragon is a wrenching portrait of the escalating opioid epidemic told through the frank testimonies of young addicts and their family members. Over 46000 people die of a drug overdose...

5.42
2013 , Drugs 7 Comments

Oxyana

Oxyana

From the outside, life in Oceana, West Virginia seems ideal. The oldest town in Wyoming County is distinguished by beautiful mountains and soothing streams, an unhurried pace, and the simple pleasures of an unpretentious existence. But beneath the surface...

8.68
2016 , Drugs 5 Comments

Welcome Back, Big Tobacco

Welcome Back, Big Tobacco

Is there such a thing as a safe cigarette? Every year, millions die from smoking-related illnesses. Meanwhile, Big Tobacco continues to peddle their products to nearly a billion smokers worldwide with little accountability. In this climate of devastating addiction...

7.97

Dopesick: Fentanyl's Deadly Grip

Dopesick: Fentanyl's Deadly Grip

An all-too-commonly prescribed opioid for those suffering from severe chronic pain or undergoing a surgical procedure, fentanyl is now one of the most abused substances on the street. Many times more potent than heroin, it's also significantly more dangerous....

9.05
2016 , Drugs 8 Comments

Northwest Trees

Northwest Trees

Across the Northwestern United States - in states like Oregon, Colorado and Washington - the sale and use of marijuana has now been legalized for a number of years. These states serve as case studies for the remainder of...

5.53

What's In My Baggie?

What's In My Baggie?

Over the course of two months, five friends travelled 12,000 miles with their cameras in hand. Their mission? Expose the spread of unregulated and misrepresented drugs and research chemicals, and to shine a spotlight on a hugely inept national...

8.00

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...

7.98

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...

8.65
2015 , Drugs 9 Comments

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...

9.03

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...

7.41

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...

8.90