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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...

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The Drug Trial That Went Wrong

Dispatches: The Drug Trial That Went Wrong

For five months Brian Deer has followed the personal story of Ryan Wilson, who nearly died in the trial. When Ryan was brought out of a two-and-a-half week coma he was told he had suffered irreparable damage to his hands and feet during his fight for life. With...

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Hoffmann's Potion

Hoffman's Potion

Hofmann's Potion traces D-lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) from its initial discovery in 1943 by Swiss chemist Dr. Albert Hofmann, through its heyday in the 1960s counterculture, to its present status as a banned or controlled substance in many Western countries. The...

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The Beyond Within

The Beyond Within

There is more to reality than meets a normal eye. Behind the curtain of everyday consciousness is hidden another unutterably strange universe. It's the world of mystical experiences and those who have been there describe the visit as the most significant event in their...

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Grass: The History of Marijuana

Grass: The History of Marijuana

1999, Drugs

Marijuana is the most controversial drug of the twentieth century. Smoked by generations of musicians, students and workers to little discernible ill effect, it continues to be reviled by the vast majority of governments around the world. With his new...

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Super High Me

Super High Me

Determined to find out the true effects of marijuana on the human body, stand-up comedian and former Stoner of the Year Doug Benson documents his experience avoiding pot for 30 days and then consuming massive amounts of the drug for 30 days. More than just an amusing...

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