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    Waiting to Inhale (2005)

    Waiting to Inhale examines the heated debate over marijuana and its use as medicine in the United States. Twelve states have passed legislation to protect patients who use medical marijuana. Yet opponents claim the medical argument is just a smokescreen for a different agenda– to legalize marijuana for recreation and profit. What claims are […]

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    Warning: This Drug May Kill You (2017)

    “We doctors were wrong in thinking that opioids couldn’t be used long term. They can be and they should be.” Those are some of the first words of Warning: This Drug May Kill You, HBO’s new documentary about America’s opioid epidemic. Intercut with grainy video footage of men and women — many of whom […]

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    What’s In My Baggie? (2014)

    Common drugs from previous generations like LSD, mushrooms, cocaine and opiates are still popular, but they’ve been joined by the likes of MDMA and ecstasy, amphetamines, ketamine, and a massive array of others. According to the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, 243 new drugs have been reported since 2009. Unfortunately, many […]

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    World’s Scariest Drug (2012)

    VICE’s Ryan Duffy went to Colombia to check out a strange and powerful drug called Scopolamine, also known as “The Devil’s Breath.” It’s a substance so intense that it renders a person incapable of exercising free will. The first few days in the country were a harrowing montage of freaked-out dealers and unimaginable horror […]