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Ancient Drugs

Ancient Drugs
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 greaterthan everyday reality. To this end, we have indulged in and experimented with all manner of frightening,... 
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When We Grow… This Is What We Can Do

When We Grow… This Is What We Can Do
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 profits from it and why it was prohibited in the first place. Featuring interviews with; a cannabis activist,... 
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Stoned in Suburbia

Stoned in Suburbia
A funny British documentary interviewing various cannabis users (hilarious to see grandmas talking about being arrested for growing etc!) More people smoke cannabis in Britain than ever before, 10 Million of us have confessed to trying it, and over 2 million spark up every month. Stoned In Suburbia is a social history film, examining the change in people’s opinions to cannabis over the past 50 years. Discussing... 
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If Drugs Were Legal

If Drugs Were Legal
Evidence from Switzerland suggests that prescribing heroin can reduce crime and increase levels of employment among addicts. While still illegal in the UK, cannabis was downgraded to a category C drug in January 2004. Would drug legalisation really reduce crime overall, and would it make drug use any safer? Based on rigorous research and interviews with experts, the programme hears the arguments for... 
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Making A Killing: The Untold Story of Psychotropic Drugging

Making A Killing: The Untold Story of Psychotropic Drugging
Psychotropic drugs. It’s the story of big money-drugs that fuel a $330 billion psychiatric industry, without a single cure. The cost in human terms is even greater-these drugs now kill an estimated 42,000 people every year. And the death count keeps rising. Containing more than 175 interviews with lawyers, mental health experts, the families of victims and the survivors themselves, this riveting... 
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The 20 Most Dangerous Drugs

The 20 Most Dangerous Drugs
A team of leading scientists have spent two years analysing the effects of 20 of Britain’s most widely used drugs, and have devised a scientifically rigorous – and controversial – new ranking for them. The BBC’s Horizon programme has followed their research and looks at the science behind the headlines. How do the brain and body react to each stimulant as it passes into the bloodstream, and... 
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Cannabis: The Evil Weed?

Cannabis: The Evil Weed?
Cannabis, it’s merely a plant, a wild weed. But it produces a range of effects that is unmatched. To some, it’s a blissful release, while for others it’s something that seems to have unraveled their minds, and emptied their lives. This documentary tries to get to the bottom of the conflict, by asking the most basic questions about cannabis. Can it really cause schizophrenia? Can it lead you to... 
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Inside LSD

Inside LSD
Could LSD be the next drug in your doctor’s arsenal? New experiments have a few researchers believing that this trippy drug could become a pharmaceutical of the future. Outlawed in 1970, the street drug developed a reputation as the dangerous toy of the counterculture, capable of inspiring either moments of genius or a descent into madness. Now science is taking a fresh look into this psychedelic... 
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