Drugs

One of the common definitions of the term drug is that it is a chemical substance capable of affecting a human or animal body on a biological level. The documentaries and video materials compiled in this category are exploring the wide specter of the application of drugs. Due to the unique properties that some of these drugs have they have been used for various purposes.

A number of drugs found its application in fields such as medicine, spiritual and religious purposes. Others can be used even for self-improved or recreational purposes. Some of these drugs are extremely addictive or toxic and their consumption has been banned by the law.

There is number of ways in which drugs can be administered. The most common method of consumption is the oral intake of solid or liquid drug. Certain drugs can be injected in a form of a solution, often intramuscular or intravenous. Other methods of consumption include inhalation, insufflation and topical application.

Today, new drugs are constantly being discovered in the fields of medicine, biotechnology and pharmacology and the possibilities in the terms of application are practically endless. The global drug market, legal or illegal, is in a constant demand for existing and new products alike. That, in turn, raises countless moral, ethical and health and legal issues revolving around the manufacturing, distribution and consumption of drugs.

Find out how some of these drug related issues are being resolved across the globe. Follow the stories of people battling with their drug addictions. Discover the incredible story of the history of tobacco and the impact it had on the British economy. Observe the present day situation in the tobacco industry. Enter the world of professional athletes and see how, unlike most of them, some reach for the artificial substances in order to develop their muscles and boost their overall body performance.

The staggering fact is that most people today, during their lifespan, consume more than 14.000 different prescription medications including anti-depressants, antibiotics and cholesterol regulation tablets, painkillers, even pills to extend youth or sexual performance enhancers. The material we provided for you in this category is utterly educational and gives you an insight of the good and the bad side of drugs.

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Drugs
demi lovato simply complicated
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Demi Lovato is quite a successful singer. She has released six studio albums. And when she released her last one, she followed it up with a documentary about her path to success. The “Simply c...

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el chapo trial
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El Chapo is one of the most famous Mexican drug dealers. This week, the trial against the “Kingpin” begins in America.Before he was captured in 2015, he managed to escape US authorities for ...

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Medicine
cancer and HIV
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It is just remarkable how far our medicine and technology have come. Some 100 years ago, people were dying because of the common cold. The flu virus was causing epidemics. Nowadays, we can easil...

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Drugs
How to Make Money Selling Drugs
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How to make money is one of the most popular searches on Google. We all want to earn more money. It is no secret. But not everyone can become a millionaire. This documentary is actually a moc...

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Drugs
mexico drug war
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When it comes to drugs, Mexico is a country frequently associated with. Mexico and Colombia are the two countries that have gave birth to several drug cartels. And while Pablo Escobar, the m...

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Medicine
drug trial
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Some 11 years ago, eight healthy young men took part in a clinical trial of an experimental leukemia drug known as TGN1412. At first glance, it was a clinical trial like every other clinical tri...

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Crime
fentanyl drug
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Drugs +1

When people think of deadly drugs, heroin and cocaine are on top of the list. The reality is that drug dealers and drug manufacturers have found many ways to produce drugs even d...

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Medicine
opioid crisis
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American president Donald Trump recently declared opioid crisis as “public health emergency”. Facts show that more than two million Americans are dependent on or abused p...

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Drugs
jamaica gangs
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Jamaica is one of the most beautiful islands in the world. The country is also home of the fastest man and fastest woman in the world. But like every other country, Jamaica h...

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Medicine
nyaope drug
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Drugs +2

Hamilton Morris is a journalist who wants to explore the world of drugs. More specifically, he explores the area of psychopharmacology, a branch of psychology concerned with ...

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Drugs
cartel land
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Cartel Land is an award winning documentary by director Matthe Heineman. Matthew got the idea after reading an article in the Rolling Stone magazine about the Arizona Border Rec...

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Social
Ramanan Laxminarayan
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Professor Ramanan Laxminarayan graduated at Princeton, and for the past several years he has worked as Vice-President for Research and Policy at the Public Health Foundation of I...

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george bush
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One of the most controversial subjects in the United States is the alleged CIA involvement of drug trafficking in the 1980s. Several future presidents such as Bill Clinton, G...

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Medicine
drug addicts
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According to statistics, one in three British adults has taken an illegal substance once in his life, and one fifth of those are still using illegal substances. And that is d...

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Medicine
crystal meth production
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In 2009, a new method and formula for mixing methamphetamine was discovered. The method required a two-liter soda bottle, some noxious chemicals and a few handfuls of cold pills....

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Drugs
war on drugs
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No matter how hard the government is trying, the War on Drugs is simply a failed campaign and mission. Drug abuse is growing and growing, dealerships emerge at new spots on a dai...

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Drugs
mad honey
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Deep down in Nepal, just before the Himalayan eight thousand meter peak, lives a tribe called Gurungs. On first glance, there is nothing special about the tribe.But they are ...

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Health
cannabis legalization
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Drugs +1

For many years, cannabis was illegal in almost every country around the world. However, things have changed, and our society has gone a long way since 2007, the year the docu...

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Drugs
frank matthews
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Frank Matthews was one of the biggest drug dealers and kingpins in the history of the United States. Some consider him even bigger than Frank Lucas.Had he continued to do his...

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Science
LSD
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50 years ago, psychedelics like LSD escaped the labs, and became one of the worst and dangerous street drugs. Nowadays, the LSD is still one of the most potent chemicals for ...

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Science
Social Anxiety - Afraid of People
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Mental Health is one of the raging health discussions of the 21st century - Millions of people live everyday in silence and fear of the stigma associated with mental health problem...

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Political
Russell Brand: End the Drugs War
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This hard hitting documentary that Russell Brand made for BBC Three in 2012 finished up with him offering proof to the Home Affairs Select Committee. Drawing from his own persona...

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Drugs
Strain Hunters
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Strain Hunters is a sequence of docudramas intended at enlightening the common community about the mission for the protection of the cannabis herb in the method of exceptionally su...

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Strain Hunters
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Strain Hunters is a sequence of docudramas intended at enlightening the common community about the mission for the protection of the cannabis herb in the method of exceptionally su...

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Social
The Story of Amy Winehouse
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Amy Winehouse was a popular singer and songwriter, winner of 5 Grammy awards. She was successful a number of musical styles such as R&B and Jazz. Despite being a talented musicia...

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Drugs
Clearing the Smoke: The Science of Cannabis
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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, ...

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Drugs
Dope Sick Love
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Dope Sick Love is a really outstanding documentary made for HBO about two pairs of heroin addicted lovers roaming the streets of New York City.But it is quite different from the co...

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Drugs
Afghan Heroin: The Lost War
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Afghan Heroin: The Lost War is a documentary which investigates how the war on terror in Afghanistan has unleashed heroin into the mainstream.Heroin is one of the most addictive dr...

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Drugs
PRESCRIPTION DRUGS – Pill Poppers
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Over an average human’s lifetime they are most likely to be prescribed and take more than 14,000 pills. Anti-depressants, antibiotics, cholesterol lowering tablets, painkillers, ...

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Drugs
Addicted to Pleasure: Tobacco
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Actor Brian Cox brings another short documentary on addictions, now telling the story of tobacco. Going deep into the history of how smoking and the tobacco trade helped grow the B...

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Drugs
Waiting to Inhale
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‘Waiting to Inhale’ examines the heated debate over marijuana and its use as medicine in the United States. It sheds new light on this controversy and presents shocking new evi...

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Drugs
San  Francisco Meth Zombies
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Since the 1960s' psychedelic revolution San Francisco has become an enormous drug abuse center. Homosexuals there are known as a regular meth users and since it's so addictive the ...

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Drugs
We Love Cigarettes
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Nicotine. It is one of the most widely consumed recreational drugs. Across all cultures people love their nicotine. In this one way our race of people stand united we love smoking,...

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Drugs
The Beyond Within
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‘The Beyond Within’ shows how until recent times, a world known only to holy man, to saints, and perhaps to the insane, opened to the common man. And this had been made possibl...

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Drugs
Sex, Drugs, and Democracy
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“Sex”, Drugs, and Democracy is Jonathan Blanks award winning, indie rage movie, which grossed over $ 1 million in its art-house running.The Dutch game plan associated with a to...

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Drugs
Science of Steroids
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Athletes take recourse to various drugs to increase the natural performance of their bodies. While majority of the athletes develop their muscle mass by using standard techniques l...

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Drugs
Ibogaine: Rite of Passage
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‘Ibogaine: Rite of Passage’ is a 50 minute documentary that shows the different aspects of this special substance, that is derived from the root of an African plant that grows ...

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Drugs
Glut: The Untold Story of Punjab
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73.5 % of Punjab’s young is in love with narcotics. A multi million illegal drug nexus running under the noses of the Perimeter Security Force, The Board of directors of Tax reve...

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Drugs
The OxyContin Express
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The OxyContin Express examines Florida’s massive problem with prescription pill abuse ranging from anxiety drugs, Xanax, to synthesized heroin, Oxycontin. This documentary shows...

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Social
The Chemical Generation
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Drugs +1

This documentary covers the acid house, rave and club culture revolution in the UK and of course the chemical Methylenedioxymethamphetamine or ecstasy. This era inspired the film ...

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Drugs
Mexico’s Drug War
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New Video: http://youtu.be/2GhX3ns8uBc Violence is running out of control in Mexico as rival drug cartels battle over the smuggling routes to America. Mexico's president has decla...

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Medicine
Making A Killing: The Untold Story of Psychotropic Drugging
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‘Making A Killing: The Untold Story of Psychotropic Drugging’ is the story of big money-drugs that fuel a $330 billion psychiatric industry, without a single cure. This documen...

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Drugs
When We Grow… This Is What We Can Do
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This film on cannabis made by two young filmmakers on a very small budget discusses and explores the prohibition of cannabis, who it affects, who profits from it and the reason for...

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Drugs
Weediquette: Intro to Butane Hash Oil
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The very first episode of Weediquette shows a new way of smoking weed. Commonly known as BHO, butane honey oil, dabs, shatter and much more.

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Drugs
The God Father of Ecstasy
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The God Father of Ecstasy' is a documentary about a mad chemist named Dr. Alexander "Sasha" Shulgin who discovered the effects of Ecstasy (aka MDMA) and over 200 other mind-alterin...

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Drugs
The World’s Most Dangerous Drug (Meth)
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The documentary, The World’s Most Dangerous Drug, talks about the viciously addictive drug Methamphetamines, known by the street name Crystal, Ice, and Crank. The film delves on ...

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Drugs
The War On Drugs: The Prison Industrial Complex
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‘The War On Drugs: The Prison Industrial Complex’ reveals a surprising number of figures of drug offenders in The United States.It shows how the number of Americans imprisoned ...

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Drugs
The Hemp Revolution
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‘The Hemp Revolution’ covers with every historical and contemporary facet of hemp usage and cultivation mainly in the U.S.It describes how the production of hemp is much more d...

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Drugs
Teenage Heroin Epidemic
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"Teenage Heroin Epidemic' is an award-winning view of a generation that has an addiction to heroin. A homeless couple named Amy and Cornelius are heroin-addicted alcoholics. Their ...

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Drugs
Stoned in Suburbia
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‘Stoned in Suburbia’ is a social history film taking a humorous look at the change in people’s opinions to cannabis over the past 50 years.It interviews various cannabis user...

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Mireles fights the drug cartel because of his personal motivations. Some might say he has a personal vendetta against th...
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Despite being in war, the three cartels have often allied to fight the greater good. At the moment, there are two factio...
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The substance enters the brain rapidly, and then changes back into morphine. Heroin binds to opioid receptors on cells l...
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