Drugs - 7

Should I Smoke Dope?

Should I Smoke Dope?

Although it's illegal, over 15 million people have tried cannabis. Even politicians admit to having smoked it in their youth. But, in the press, there are more and more frightening stories about the effects of the drug, and there's a growing debate about whether cannabis should be reclassified...

5.28

Dope Sick Love

Dope Sick Love

Dope Sick Love is a really remarkable documentary made for HBO about two pairs of heroin addicted lovers roaming the streets of NYC. There is no narration and we never see any interviews with the subjects, the camera just follows them around, like a third eye, completely detached. The people...

7.30

Ecstasy Rising

Ecstasy Rising

ABC News television documentary with Peter Jennings on the history of MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxy-N-methylamphetamine) also known as ecstasy. It includes a short history of the drug and criticizes the negative health claims made by the U.S. government. The rise of Ecstasy is a major event in drug...

8.73

Is Alcohol Worse Than Ecstasy?

Is Alcohol Worse Than Ecstasy?

Recent research has analysed the link between the harmful effects of drugs relative to their current classification by law with some startling conclusions. Perhaps most startling of all is that alcohol, solvents and tobacco (all unclassified drugs) are rated more dangerous than ecstasy, 4-MTA...

7.17

The City Addicted to Crystal Meth

The City Addicted to Crystal Meth

Central Valley, California, is home to some of the most impoverished rural towns in America, where crystal meth addiction is prolific. In Fresno, Louis finds a community ravaged by this cheap and highly addictive drug. As he infiltrates the town, he experiences the reality of meth abuse, as...

5.88

Ice Age

Ice Age

It's cheap, highly addictive and ultra-powerful. Ice, or crystal methamphetamine, is now more popular than heroin. It plays havoc with the minds and the bodies of addicts, filling emergency wards with dangerous, psychotic patients. But little is known about the long-term effects of the drug or...

6.38

Hooked: Illegal Drugs and How They Got That Way

Hooked – Illegal Drugs and How They Got That Way

Crack, Cocaine, Opium, Marijuana, Heroine, etc. – Illegal Drugs have an enormous impact on society. They make addictive, shorten our live-expectancy and change the way we interact with other people. Drugs are therefore not only a risk for ourselves but also for others. But many drugs have...

8.10

Marijuana: It’s Time for a Conversation

Marijuana: It's Time for a Conversation

Caroline Gay Welch passed away peacefully at home on July 17, 2008, after a year-long bout with ovarian cancer. Her life was distinguished by quiet service to her community, including work for the Fremont Public Association and the Community House Mental Health Center in Seattle, Washington....

8.50

The World's Most Dangerous Drug (Meth)

The World's Most Dangerous Drug

On the streets it is referred to as Crystal, Ice, and Crank. Methamphetamines are viciously addictive and provide the hyperactivity effects of Cocaine along with the delusional effects of LSD. As opposed to getting a short `high' from other drugs, this one will keep users pumped up from 6 to...

7.52

The Untold Story of Psychotropic Drugging

Making A Killing: The Untold Story of Psychotropic Drugging

Psychotropic drugs. It's the story of big money-drugs that fuel a $330 billion psychiatric industry, without a single cure. The cost in human terms is even greater-these drugs now kill an estimated 42,000 people every year. And the death count keeps rising. Containing more than 175 interviews...

7.70

Heroin Nation

Heroin Nation

Cocaine Nation and Heroin Nation premiered on the Discovery channel are rated TV-14 because of the subject matter and some disturbing footage of drug abuse. Both series take a raw look at all sides of drug abuse including the users, the dealers, treatment and even the science behind the...

7.22

The 20 Most Dangerous Drugs

The 20 Most Dangerous Drugs

A team of leading scientists have spent two years analysing the effects of 20 of Britain's most widely used drugs, and have devised a scientifically rigorous - and controversial - new ranking for them. The BBC's Horizon programme has followed their research and looks at the science behind the...

5.90