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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...

8.48
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...

7.67
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...

8.85
Northwest Trees

Northwest Trees

2016, Drugs

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 the nation, and additional...

5.55
Cocaine: History Between the Lines

Cocaine: History Between the Lines

2011, Drugs

The cocaine industry is littered with unimaginable sums of cash and more than 35,000 murders in the past five years. Much of this violence occurs on the border between the United States and Mexico. This is just one aspect of the cocaine epidemic which...

6.92
What's In My Baggie?

What's In My Baggie?

2014, Drugs

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 drug...

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Afghan Overdose

Afghan Overdose

2015, Drugs

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...

8.02
Stoned Kids

Stoned Kids

2016, Drugs

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...

8.59
The Scientist

The Scientist

2015, Drugs

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...

8.95
Iboga Nights

Iboga Nights

2014, Drugs

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...

8.89
OxyContin: Time Bomb

OxyContin: Time Bomb

2014, Drugs

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...

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