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    Drugged – High on Alcohol (2012)

    Drugged – High on Alcohol (2012) – In the “High on Alcohol” special edition of “Drugged,” viewers were presented with a story that was both a tragedy and a cautionary tale. Ryan, a 28-year-old alcoholic, drank three pints of vodka a day. Ryan turned to alcohol when his father, who was also an alcoholic, […]

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    Drugs, Inc. : The Complete Season 1 (2010)

    Drugs, Inc. is an American documentary television series on the National Geographic Channel that explores global narcotics production and trafficking. The series features drug dealers, recreational users, and addicts, as well as professionals in the fields of substance abuse, drug rehabilitation, and criminal justice. Seasons 1 and 2 focused on a specific drug, while […]

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    Drugs, Inc. : The Complete Season 2 (2012)

    Drugs, Inc. is an American documentary television series on the National Geographic Channel that explores global narcotics production and trafficking. The series features drug dealers, recreational users, and addicts, as well as professionals in the fields of substance abuse, drug rehabilitation, and criminal justice. Seasons 1 and 2 focused on a specific drug, while […]

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    Drugs: War or Store? (2015)

    In 2000 Portugal activated its drug decriminalization policy, and in July 2001 it became legally effective. Now, fifteen years later, drug abuse is down by 50%, and overdose-related deaths are down 28%. Eric Kain of Forbes writes: “Health experts in Portugal said that Portugal’s decision to decriminalize drug use and treat addicts rather than […]

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    Ecstasy Rising (2004)

    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. wikipedia IMDB (8.2) MDMA @ Wikipedia

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    El Chapo: CEO of Crime (2013)

    Joaquín Guzmán, better known as El Chapo or Shorty is officially the worlds most powerful drug trafficker. From rags to riches in less than a decade, he managed to turn a startup operation into an international criminal empire. El Chapo has been described as “the Osama Bin Laden of drug traffic… beforeitsnews IMDB (unrated) […]

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    Emperor of Hemp (1999)

    This documentary chronicles the life of Jack Herer and his struggle for awareness and enlightenment of cannabis sativa, a.k.a. marijuana or hemp. His research into this plant culminates in his writing The Emperor Wears No Clothes: The Official Hemp Bible. He has dedicated his life to educating people about the history and many utilizations […]

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    Favela Rising (2005)

    Favela Rising is a 2005 documentary film by American directors Jeff Zimbalist and Matt Mochary. It was produced by Sidetrack Films and VOY Pictures. It debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 24, 2005 where it won the award for Best New Documentary Filmmaker for Zimbalist and Mochary. The film’s look at life […]

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    Fentanyl: The Drug Deadlier than Heroin (2016)

    This feature film follows the lives of people in Alberta, Canada, affected by the powerful opioid drug fentanyl. The underlying source of the fentanyl crisis in the country goes back to 2012, when the notorious prescribed painkiller OxyContin was pulled from pharmacy shelves in lieu of a “safer” alternative, OxyNeo. This was the point […]

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    Flipping Out (2008)

    Flipping Out is a 2007 Israeli-Canadian documentary film directed by Yoav Shamir describing the drug use of Israeli men and women in India. It follows Israeli soldiers who take their discharge bonus and travel to India, where 90 percent will take drugs and around 2,000 will eventually need professional help after experiencing drug-induced mental […]

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    Grass (1999)

    The film follows the history of US federal policies and social attitudes towards marijuana, beginning at the turn of the twentieth century. The history presented is broken up into parts, approximately the length of a decade, each of which is introduced by paraphrasing the official attitude towards marijuana at the time (e.g. “Marijuana will […]