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High Society
11:05

Inside a Secret Weed Farm Hidden in Plain Sight | High Society

We immerse ourselves in the secret world of ‘Guerrilla Growers’: an online community of cannabis cultivators who grow weed hiding in plain sight on the side of motorways.
The War On Drugs
10:55

Does Crystal Meth Really Make Your Teeth Fall Out? | The War on Drugs

Does crystal meth use really make your teeth fall out? We pick apart meth fact from fiction and show how the War on Drugs has created a world on speed.
The War On Drugs
11:33

The Racist Legacy of The War on Drugs | The War on Drugs

Racism is not a bug of the War on Drugs – it’s a feature. Since their earliest beginnings, drug laws have been explicitly built around targeting ethnic minorities.
The War On Drugs
11:04

America’s Opioid Epidemic Is Killing 40,000 a Year | The War on Drugs

This is the story of the North America Opioid Crisis – how a combination of medical overprescribing and drug prohibition created an epidemic as serious as COVID-19.
The War On Drugs
9:25

Why Taking Out Drug Lords Is a Bad Idea

Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán turned Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel into the most powerful drugs gang on the planet. When he was arrested, it unleashed a tidal wave of violence.
The War On Drugs
9:47

How Super-Strength Weed Dominated the UK

In the early-2000s, the War on Drugs tried to stop smokers getting high on hash. However, this led to the UK getting its very own domestic ‘skunk’ industry.
The War On Drugs
7:57

The Rise, Fall and Enduring Legacy of Mephedrone

Mephedrone in the late 00s was easy to order off the internet, it was the catalyst that moved the drugs market online – changing the way people get high forever.
The War On Drugs
10:32

Decriminalization or Death: Portugal’s Drug Policy vs. Philippines

In 2001, Portugal decriminalized all drugs. Meanwhile, the police in the Philippines have spent the last four years shooting thousands of addicts dead in the street. Which is more effective – decriminalization or death?
The War On Drugs
10:47

Lean, Weed, & Cocaine: Netherlands is the Narco-State of Europe

Grenades in coffee shops. Rocket launchers fired at offices. The murder of a lawyer representing a gangland informant. Is the Netherlands turning into a narco-state?
The War On Drugs
7:29

The War on Drugs Show: Spice Crisis

Spice was a cheap and legal chemical cannabis. However, government bans saw chemists tweak its formula until it had mutated into a “zombie drug” capable of causing chaos
The War On Drugs
6:59

The War on Drugs Show: PMA and the great MDMA Drought

When huge quantities of the safrole oil required to make MDMA went up in smoke in the late 2000s, the global ecstasy deficit was filled with a deadly replacement: PMA.
High Society
19:38

Georgia's Drug War

Deadly synthetic drugs made by Russian darknet cartels are spreading through Tbilisi’s world-famous nightlife scene. We went there to find out how this has happened.
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