Drugs

Sweet, Sweet Codeine

Sweet, Sweet Codeine

2018, Drugs

Nigeria is currently engaged in a crisis of addiction. The source of their woes might come as a surprise to many. Codeine fueled cough syrup is the street drug of choice, and its popularity has resulted in high rates of crime, a staggering number of...

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One Nation, Overdosed

One Nation, Overdosed

2017, Drugs

In Harrison Township, Ohio, the community is bonded by death. Everyone seems to know someone who has perished from a drug overdose. Entire families have suffered extermination by addiction. The bodies housed in the local morgue overwhelmingly...

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Cannabis: A Lost History

Cannabis: A Lost History

2018, Drugs

With the ongoing debates regarding its legalization in the United States, cannabis remains a relevant topic of interest in our modern times. This relevance is by no means a new phenomenon. As illustrated in the enlightening documentary "Cannabis: The...

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Steel Town Down

Steel Town Down

2018, Drugs

The VICE News production Steel Town Down travels to Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, where the demise of a once thriving steel industry has given birth to widespread despair, limited economic opportunity, and a raging opioid epidemic. Victor Gareau still...

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Heroin's Children

Heroin's Children

2017, Drugs

The opioid epidemic has many victims, including the abusers, the friends and family members who love them, and the fabric of the communities in which they live. It has also created a generation of orphaned or severely neglected children. The grim and...

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Britain's Teenage Drug Runners

Britain's Teenage Drug Runners

2017, Drugs

The drug epidemic in Britain shows no signs of slowing. The dealers and drug runners are younger than ever before, their reach extends to the most remote regions of the countryside, and their potential for violence has escalated exponentially....

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Warning: This Drug May Kill You

Warning: This Drug May Kill You

2017, Drugs

Produced by HBO Documentary Films, Warning: This Drug May Kill You is a harrowing portrait of four families in crisis. They've all fallen victim to the ravages of opioid addiction, an epidemic that has decimated entire communities all across the...

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Manna

Manna

2003, Drugs

As man's imprint upon the Earth continues to grow, we've become more and more alienated from the wonders of the natural world. Yet Mother Nature possesses the ability to enhance our lives, cure our ills, and imbue our existence with a sense of balance...

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Chasing the Dragon

Chasing the Dragon

2016, Drugs

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 every...

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Oxyana

Oxyana

2013, Drugs

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...

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Welcome Back, Big Tobacco

Welcome Back, Big Tobacco

2016, Drugs

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...

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Dopesick: Fentanyl's Deadly Grip

Dopesick: Fentanyl's Deadly Grip

2016, Drugs

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...

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