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.

Show more »
Science
Social Anxiety - Afraid of People
youtube icon
56:58

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 problems including anxiety ...

  • 2,401
  • 4 months ago
  • 10(1)
Political
Russell Brand: End the Drugs War
youtube icon
01:36:54

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 personal experiences of dru...

  • 1,566
  • 8 months ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
Strain Hunters
youtube icon
58:52

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 susceptible landraces ...

  • 888
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
Strain Hunters
youtube icon
41:22

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 susceptible landraces ...

  • 1,332
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Social
The Story of Amy Winehouse
dailymotion icon
01:07:14

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 musician, she was better kn...

  • 3,327
  • 1 year ago
  • 9(1)
Drugs
Clearing the Smoke: The Science of Cannabis
youtube icon
57:01

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 skep...

  • 1,397
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
Dope Sick Love
youtube icon
14:02

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...

  • 3,190
  • 1 year ago
  • 10(1)
Drugs
Afghan Heroin: The Lost War
youtube icon
46:58

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...

  • 1,012
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
PRESCRIPTION DRUGS – Pill Poppers
dailymotion icon
58:59

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, ...

  • 1,878
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
Addicted to Pleasure: Tobacco
dailymotion icon
58:40

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...

  • 3,793
  • 1 year ago
  • 9.25(4)
Drugs
Waiting to Inhale
youtube icon
01:14:06

‘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...

  • 635
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
San  Francisco Meth Zombies
youtube icon
01:01:58

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 ...

  • 1,295
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
We Love Cigarettes
youtube icon
10:47

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,...

  • 1,424
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
The Beyond Within
vimeo icon
01:20:08

‘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...

  • 3,518
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
Sex, Drugs, and Democracy
youtube icon
01:27:01

“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...

  • 2,566
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
Science of Steroids
youtube icon
45:04

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...

  • 731
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
Ibogaine: Rite of Passage
youtube icon
09:11

‘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 ...

  • 899
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
Glut: The Untold Story of Punjab
vimeo icon
32:17

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...

  • 921
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
The OxyContin Express
youtube icon
47:12

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

  • 1,639
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Social
The Chemical Generation
youtube icon
49:52
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 ...

  • 892
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
Mexico’s Drug War
youtube icon
59:14

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...

  • 552
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Medicine
Making A Killing: The Untold Story of Psychotropic Drugging
youtube icon
01:34:43

‘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...

  • 2,152
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
When We Grow… This Is What We Can Do
youtube icon
49:40

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...

  • 393
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
Weediquette: Intro to Butane Hash Oil
youtube icon
10:40

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.

  • 456
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
The God Father of Ecstasy
youtube icon
01:30:09

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...

  • 490
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
The World’s Most Dangerous Drug (Meth)
youtube icon
07:08

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 ...

  • 835
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
The War On Drugs: The Prison Industrial Complex
youtube icon
01:32:31

‘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 ...

  • 684
  • 1 year ago
  • 8(1)
Drugs
The Hemp Revolution
youtube icon
01:12:45

‘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...

  • 637
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
Teenage Heroin Epidemic
youtube icon
01:00:40

"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 ...

  • 688
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
Stoned in Suburbia
youtube icon
09:15

‘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...

  • 683
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
Should I Smoke Dope?
youtube icon
53:02

‘Should I Smoke Dope?’ is an investigative and revealing documentary by journalist Nicky Taylor, that looks into the effect cannabis have on the daily life.In her month long ex...

  • 1,029
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
Sacred Weeds – Blue Lilly Flower
youtube icon
50:23

‘Sacred Weeds’ is a 50 minute documentary film, produced by Sarah Marris, and her production company TVF.It is a four part television series investigating the cultural impact o...

  • 571
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
Russia's Deadliest Drug
youtube icon
25:16

"Recently a drug named 'Krokodil' gained it's success amongst the Russian youth. It's a cheap home-made drug created to pleasure people. However this kind of pleasure could be real...

  • 409
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
Plan Colombia: Cashing-In on the Drug War Failure
youtube icon
56:21

‘Plan Colombia: Cashing-In on the Drug War Failure’ shows how despite 20 years of US war-on-drugs in Colombia paid for by U.S. tax-payers, cocaine trafficking and money-launde...

  • 559
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
Hooked: Illegal Drugs and How They Got That Way
youtube icon
43:11

‘Hooked: Illegal Drugs and How They Got That Way’ traces the history of ceratin drugs sshowing that they were not always illegal, but were a medication against many “sickness...

  • 744
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
Hoffman’s Potion
youtube icon
13:39

Hofmann’s Potion offers a sensitive and insightful portrayal of the chemists, biochemists, psychiatrists, and psychologists in the 1940s and ’50s who studied the model of menta...

  • 405
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Medicine
Do I Drink Too Much?
youtube icon
07:39
Drugs +2

Alcohol is one of the most common recreational drugs. And one of the most widely abused. This BBC documentary explores the science of addiction, exploring new advances in science.

  • 1,717
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
CannaBiz: The Secret Economy of Marijuana
youtube icon
09:48

CannaBiz opens in Grand Forks, BC, a small border town nestled in the Kootenay Mountains, where draft dodgers planted the first BC Bud in the 1960s. Most of the marijuana here, and...

  • 535
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
Cannabis: The Evil Weed?
youtube icon
09:53

‘Cannabis: The Evil Weed?’ is a documentary film attempting to resolve certain conflicts such as whether it really causes Schizophrenia, leads to an addiction to harder drugs, ...

  • 482
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
Medicinal Cannabis
vimeo icon
47:27

The informative documentary draws upon common myths about negative effects of Marijuana and focuses on what the researchers say about these topics. The documentary, learn from phys...

  • 413
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
Marijuana: It’s Time for a Conversation
youtube icon
29:37

‘Marijuana: It’s Time for a Conversation’ is the story of Caroline Gay Welch, who passed away peacefully on July 17, 2008, after a year-long bout with ovarian cancer.She self...

  • 302
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
Marijuana: A Chronic History
youtube icon
01:27:59

‘Marijuana: A Chronic History’ is a documentary film by History channel, that charts the turbulent and strange history of Marijuana in America.It is a pro-Cannabis film attempt...

  • 1,560
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
Marijuana Inc: Inside America’s Pot Industry
youtube icon
46:48

Although it cannot be exchanged on Wall Street anytime soon, marijuana has turned out to be a thriving hard cash harvest.CNBC drives in the background to investigate the innermost ...

  • 303
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
In Pot We Trust
youtube icon
01:27:42

‘In Pot We Trust’ documents the suffering of four chronically ill patients whose reliance on the illegal drug as a pain killer is in danger due to federal anti-narcotic legisla...

  • 664
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
If Drugs Were Legal
vimeo icon
59:55

The film set in 2015 is follows the investigation into the two girls’ deaths by an drug agent who worked closely with an ex-drugs policeman. The film shows the differing cases th...

  • 713
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
Ice Age
youtube icon
45:02

‘Ice Age’ accounts the hidden, growing wave of the highly addictive, cheap and powerful Ice, or crystal methamphetamine, the drug that has medical uses as well as the potential...

  • 1,159
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
How Weed Won The West
youtube icon
01:44:00

How Weed Won The West is the sequel to ‘American drug War’ and an iconic mainstream documentary film based of the marijuana anti-prohibition movement.It opens viewer’s eyesto...

  • 807
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Health
Heroin Nation
youtube icon
01:30:08
Drugs +1

"The original documentary has been replaced with a complementary video until “Heroin Nation” can be refreshed.‘Heroin Nation’ is a documentary film highlighting the problem...

  • 868
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Drugs
Grass: The History of Marijuana
vimeo icon
01:18:38

‘Grass: The History of Marijuana’ is a funny yet serious film made by veteran filmmaker Ron Mann, who maps out the terrible loss in imprisoned lives and billions of dollars was...

  • 1,247
  • 1 year ago
  • 9(1)
Drugs
Drug Policy
vimeo icon
35:21

From director Ben Abel-Bey, Drug Policy explores the growing movement for drug policy reform in the United States. A debate among 9 of the most outspoken voices influencing current...

  • 610
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Latest Drugs Articles
And as is the case with many other viruses, there are countless of conspiracy theories about the origin of the virus. Pe...
  • 2,320
  • 10 months ago
Mireles fights the drug cartel because of his personal motivations. Some might say he has a personal vendetta against th...
  • 1,151
  • 5 months ago
Despite being in war, the three cartels have often allied to fight the greater good. At the moment, there are two factio...
  • 2,873
  • 5 months ago
View all