Search Results in Drugs

Cold Turkey

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Heroin Addiction Documentary 2001. Directed by Leo Regan and originally televised in 2001, 'Cold Turkey' tells the story of Lanre Fehintola a photojournalist who experimented with heroin whilst working on a book featuring drug addicts. 'Cold Turkey' tells the story of Lanre a year after Regan's orig...
Orange Country, California, regarded as the birthplace of American skinheads. The recent amalgamation of various factions has led to the creation of the Orange County Skinheads where Ross gets to grips with the impact of this group on a concerned community.
Salvia Divinorum, also known as Diviner’s Sage, Magic Mint, ska María Pastora, Sally D, Sage of the Seers, or simply Salvia (although the genus name is shared among many plants), is a powerful psychoactive plant, a member of the sage genus and the Lamiaceae (mint) family. It has long been used...
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Colombian drug traffickers are using a new secret weapon to smuggle cocaine north – drug submarines.Up to 30 meters long and nearly impossible to detect, they are capable of distributing several tons of coke in just one shipment.Dozens of subs are thought to be in operation between the coasts of Col...

Psychedemia

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From Neuroscience to Shamanic Healing and everything in between. This documentary film concisely illuminates the emerging interdisciplinary field of Psychedelic Studies in a way that is accessible, informative and inspiring."Psychedemia" was the first academic conference funded by an American univer...

J is for Junkie

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J is for Junkie comes as a hard-hitting and beautifully shot documentary on crack and being homeless. Filmed in “The Living Room” in Atlanta, a small cove tucked in behind a Texaco gas station, the documentary captures African-American men and women opening up to Corey Davis, a young filmmaker with...

Heroin Nation

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Discovery Channel Heroin Nation: Heroin Nation concentrates on the gritty underworld of heroin use as seen through the eyes of law enforcement officers, addicts, users, therapists and scientists. The show makes connections between all aspects of heroin, from how it is smuggled across the border of M...

Inside LSD

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Lysergic acid diethylamide, abbreviated LSD or LSD-25, also known as lysergide and colloquially as acid, is a semisynthetic psychedelic drug of the ergoline family, well known for its psychological effects which can include altered thinking processes, closed and open eye visuals, synaesthesia, an al...
Could the chemicals found in marijuana prevent and even heal several deadly cancers? Discover the truth about this ancient medicine as world-renowned scientists in the field of cannabinoid research illustrate their truly mind-blowing discoveries.What if Cannabis Cured Cancer explains how we are all...
The documentary Russell Brand made for BBC Three in 2012 concluded with him giving evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee. Drawing on his own experience of drug taking and recovery, he advocated treating addiction as a health issue rather than a criminal problem and underlined his own belief...

Marijuana Nation

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Reporter Lisa Ling visits Vancouver's Pot Block, as well as some secret and not-so-secret marijuana growing operations and other relevant pot spots.Marc Emery, former publisher of Cannabis Culture and founder of the BC Marijuana Party, is shown at CCHQ (307 W. Hastings in Vancouver - see map) before...
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It is perhaps no surprise then that 76% of physicians recently surveyed said they would approve the use of marijuana to help ease a woman's pain from breast cancer.When marijuana became a schedule 1 substance, there was a request to fill a "void in our knowledge." In the United States, that has been...

In Pot We Trust

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The medical use of marijuana is examined from every side of a very complex issue with this documentary that charts the suffering of four chronically ill patients whose reliance on the illegal drug as a pain killer is in jeopardy due to federal anti-narcotic legislation. Reform organizations, prohibi...

Ice Age

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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 even...
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The War Against The Michigan Medical Marijuana Act A Documentary By Jen Whalen.Michigan filmmaker Jen Whalen investigates the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act, it's implementation and failure. Film Duration: 59 min
Once known as a booming industrial city and a model of economic progress in Mexico, the border city of Juarez has become infamous as the murder capital of the world. More than 8,000 people have been killed there since 2008, when Mexican President Felipe Calderon sent in the army to carry out his off...
When we grow is a documentary about cannabis in the UK. It looks at the history of the plant, the facts, its many uses and the laws and politics surrounding it.Follow two young filmmakers on a shoe string budget, as they try to unravel what prohibition of cannabis really means, who it affects, who p...
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With a reported value of over six billion dollars, it's no secret that marijuana in British Columbia is big business. However, due to the recent legalization of weed in Washington and Colorado, the draconian crime laws pushed forward by the Canadian Conservative government's omnibus crime bill, and...

Dope Sick Love

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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 being fo...
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As part of the Dangerous Pleasures season, this three-part series looks at the biological process behind three of the most commonly used recreational drugs - cannabis, cocaine and ecstasy.Using groundbreaking CGI this episode follows the effect of ecstasy on the human body. Over the past 30 years ec...
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Documentary: Addicted to Pleasure - Opium (BBC Documentary Series)Brian Cox learns the origins and history of modern-day opium addiction.Actor Brian Cox reveals the rich and controversial past of sugar, alcohol, tobacco and opium to uncover how the commercial exploitation of these products hooked th...
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Documentary on the known facts of the drug - Heroin. From medical science to street and recreational use and drug smuggling, this documentary explores all aspects of Heroin.Film Duration: 48 min .
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This film follows a group of recovering drug addicts over a period of 18 months at the New York Center for Addiction Treatment Services. The Center provides group therapy and outpatient support. Many clients are former heroin addicts on methadone mainteinance. The Methadone they receive is dispensed...
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Heroin overdose deaths in Virginia nearly doubled from 2011 to 2013 with every region having experienced an increase in heroin fatalities, these include a 164% increase in Northen Virginia, a 94% increase in Hampton Roads and a 50% increase in the Richmond Metro Area.Heroin: The Hardest Hit is a fil...
Narrated by Colin Friels and produced by Chris Hilton, Afghanistan: Drugs, Guns and Money asks these difficult questions by following the journey of this years opium crops, tracing the drug trafficking routes heading north from Afghanistan through the nations of the Old Silk Road on its way to Europ...
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Ever wonder how to sell $100,000 worth of drugs in a week? We learned the secrets of a drug dealer in NYC - a man who will deliver any substance you want, 24/7. He told Vice everything - from where he gets his drugs to how his crew operates. Come with us as we take a rare look into the dangerous lif...

Marihuanaland

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A Finnish documentary film team goes to California where medical marihuana has been legal since 1996, to find out how their system works. They choose Oakland as their base.There cannabis related companies, such as Oaksterdam University, which has been called the cannabis capital of the US if not the...
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In the absence of any objective medical tests to determine who has ADD or ADHD, doctors rely in part on standardized assessments and the impressions of teachers and guardians while the they administer leave little room for other causes or aggravating factors, such as diet, or environment.Hence, diag...
You might not know who Arjan Roskam is, but you've probably smoked his weed. Arjan's been breeding some of the most famous marijuana strains in the world 'like White Widow, Super Silver Haze, and many others 'for over 20 years.In 1992 he opened his first coffee shop in Amsterdam and has since crafte...
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It is colourless, faceless, odourless - one of a whole family of hallucinogens both natural and synthetic - LSD (d-Lysergic acid diethylamide) is regarded by some as the most powerful of all. Also known as lysergide and colloquially as acid, is a semisynthetic psychedelic drug of the ergoline family...
A beautiful, profound, and passionate documentary by Simon G. Powell; Author of Darwin's Unfinished Business, Metanoia, and The Psilocybin Solution. This documentary will be a joy to watch for Psilocybin lovers and informative for those who have still not been introduced to this mystical fungus.
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 12 hour...
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Dateline NBC search for the legendary underground ecstasy chemist, known only as “Strike”. The Dateline crew pick up on the trail left by a group of reckless foolish students and Strike himself, which leads directly to a man named Hobart Huson, who subsequently reveals himself to be Stri...

Ancient Drugs

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Join Dr. Andrew Weil and other leading physicians and scholars in this often-surprising look at the long history of drug use in different cultures worldwide.Since mankind's beginning, in every civilization, human beings have found ways to alter their consciousness in search of something greater than...
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A documentary featuring Mr. Naseeruddin Shah that explores the issues revolving around the illegal cultivation of cannabis (the biological name for the derivative plant for charas or marijuana) in the Himachal Pradesh state of India.A large section of people feel that cannabis, the holy weed, should...
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Ibogaine is a substance that is derived from the root of an African plant that grows in Gabon. This plant is originally used during initiations of the Bwiti culture, but in the sixties the anti-addictive properties of this psychoactive substance were discovered by Howard Lotsof.Ibogaine is surrounde...
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From the creators of American Drug War the long awaited sequel How Weed Won The West delves deeply into the culture and commerce of cannabis featuring California's ganja growers, medicinal marijuana patients and law reform advocates. Kevin Booth's vivid document from behind the front lines of the &q...
While it may not be traded on Wall Street any time soon, marijuana has become a booming cash crop.CNBC goes behind the scenes to explore the inner workings of this secretive industry, focusing on Northern California's Emerald Triangle, now the marijuana capital of the U.S.In this scenic pocket of Am...
A homemade drug called Krokodil is gaining popularity in Siberia and its effects on users are horrific. Krokodil is Russian for Crocodile, because of the way addicts' skin begins to get turn scaly, dry and eventually rot right off their bodies. Even most heroin users are frightened by Krokodil and w...
One year after recreational pot sales were made legal, CNBC takes you back to Colorado to examine the growing profits and potential perils of this 0 million industry. Harry Smith examines the issue of cannabis in the workplace, as Colorado employers work to reconcile a more-open cannabis culture wit...
Colorado made history as the first state in the U.S. to legalize marijuana for recreational use. NBC News correspondent Harry Smith tells the story behind this stunning development, which has been called one of the great social experiments of the next century.Film Duration: 00:42

Strain Hunters

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Strain Hunters is a series of documentaries aimed at informing the general public about the quest for the preservation of the cannabis plant in the form of particularly vulnerable landraces originating in the poorest areas of the planet.The sole intent of Strain Hunters is to identify, locate and re...
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Clearing the Smoke, reveals how cannabis acts on the brain and in the body to treat nausea, pain, epilepsy and potentially even cancer. Extensive interviews with patients, doctors, researchers and skeptics detail the promises and the limitations of medicinal cannabis. Even though the video has an...

Toronto's Cannabis Candyland

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Toronto is in the middle of a grey market, marijuana dispensary boom. Since Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was elected in 2015, weed entrepreneurs have been illegally opening up shop all over the city. Even though there's no guarantee that Trudeau's plan for legal marijuana will include...
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The world is divided on marijuana legalisation. Numerous studies have shown that it helps in reducing symptoms of some of the most fatal illnesses, which is why cannabis oil has been legalised for medical purposes in numerous countries across the globe. While a public debate on legalization is go...

Fentanyl: The Drug Deadlier than Heroin

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VICE presents an immersive and personal feature film about the fentanyl crisis in Canada told from the perspective of a community of drug users. Fentanyl was first synthesized by Paul Janssen in 1960, following the medical inception of pethidine (also known as meperidine, marketed as Demerol) sev...
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A look into the properties of the drug Scopolamine, also known as Devil's Breath'. The infamous drug is known for it's physically and mentally unpleasant effects on the consumer - most notably the failure to exercise free will. Ryan Duffy travels to Colombia to find out more about the drug and it...