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Drugs documentaries

Cannabis to Save My Life

In "Cannabis to Save My Life" Patricia Crone, professor of Islamic history at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton attempts to find out if taking Marijuana can really save a life by fighting cancer.   Patricia was diagnosed with lung cancer which had already spread to h[...]

Plan Colombia: Cashing In on the Drug War Failure

PoliticalDrugs Presenter Edward Asner 2002 Unrated

Plan Colombia: Cashing In on the Drug War Failure, a 2002 documentary film by Gerard Ungerman and Audrey Brohy with narration from American actor Edward Asner (Up) about the battle against the Colombian narcotics trade.   This war on drugs is primarily headed by the United States who have[...]

Kings of Cannabis

Drugs Presenter Arjan Roksam 2013 Unrated

In the 2013 "Kings of Cannabis" film presented by Vice cannabis entrepreneur Arjan Roskam travels with a team of documentary filmmakers to Colombia in hunt of the countries three rarest strains of weed.   Ajan opened his first cannabis shop in 1993 and today he grows some of the[...]

Crackheads Gone Wild

Drugs Presenter Jarrod Donoman 2006

Crackheads Gone Wild, an extremely shocking documentary by American filmmaker Jarrod Donoman about crack cocaine addicts in Atlanta, USA.   Crack cocaine, or simply "crack" is an incredibly dangerous drug, for it is not only deadly to take, but anyone in the vicinity of someone[...]

Demi Lovato: Stay Strong

  "Demi Lovato: Stay Strong" is the preceding documentary to "Simply Complicated", within which Demi Lovato talks about her struggles with drug addiction, anorexia, self-harming and bulimia.   In 2010 she put her entire music career on hold in order to seek tre[...]

The House I Live In

Drugs Presenter Eugene Jarecki 2012 Unrated

  The House I Live In, narrated and directed by Eugene Jarecki (Why We Fight, The King) takes an investigative look into the so-called war on drugs in the United States.   The war on drugs has been an enormous endeavour in the US resulting in an estimated 45 million arrests over t[...]

Stacey Dooley Investigates: Ecstasy Wars

SocietyDrugs Presenter Stacey Dooley 2016 Unrated

  British documentary filmmaker and popular BBC3 journalist Stacey Dooley returns for another hard-hitting film going behind the scenes of the war on drugs.   In "Ecstasy Wars", part of a long-standing series "Stacey Dooley Investigates", Stacy heads to the hea[...]

Black Tar Heroin: The Dark End of the Street

SocietyDrugs Presenter Steven Okazaki 2000 Unrated

  Director Steven Okazak takes us onto the streets of San Francisco, California in the 2000 documentary film Black Tar Heroin: The Dark End of the Street to follow the lives of addicts.   It's a harrowing journey and shows the drug-related degradation of five youths (Jake, Tra[...]

Stacey Dooley Investigates: Kids Selling Drugs Online

  British journalist Stacey Dooley Investigates Kids Selling Drugs Online is this documentary film.   With a huge crackdown on the online drug trade in the last decade and sites like Silk Road getting busted, one would think that online sales would have taken a dip. They are boomi[...]

Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict

CrimeDrugs Presenter FBI 2016

  The FBI and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) have joined efforts to combat the growing drug abuse problem in The United States, particularly Heroin abuse.   Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict aims to educate young adults and students about the dangers of[...]

Legally High

Drugs Presenter Shaun Dooley 2013

  Legally High looks into the massively changing drug culture as it was in Britain during 2013. So-called legal highs such as spice were soaring in popularity over the "old" drugs such as cocaine and speed, primarily because they were cheap and could be easily obtained.  [...]

Dirty Pictures

  Dirty Pictures is a 2010 biographical drug documentary about Alexander Sasha Shulgin who was a chemist responsible for creating more than 200 psychedelic compounds including the notorious MDMA (Ecstacy).   Shulgin's vast number of discoveries made a massive impact on ps[...]

Never Get Busted

  U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency and police officer turned anti-drug-war advocate Barry Cooper made the documentary Never Get Busted Again to help you stay out of jail if you are ever caught with illegal narcotics.   It's almost unbelievable that a highly decorate[...]

Stacey Dooley Investigates: The Cannabis smugglers

SocietyDrugs Presenter Stacey Dooley 2015 Unrated

  In the third episode of a six-part documentary series “Stacey Dooley Investigates” about the war on drugs, British investigative journalist Stacey Dooley travels to the state of Swaziland in  Southern Africa to meet with farmers who are growing some incredibly potent weed.[...]