Maggie, an alluring free spirit who won't let anyone - or anything - tie her down. But she meets her match in Jamie, whose relentless and nearly infallible charm serve him well with the ladies and in the cutthroat world of pharmaceutical sales. Maggie and Jamie's evolving relationship takes them both by surprise, as they find themselves under the influence of the ultimate drug: love.
Drugs: A multi-billion-dollar industry that fuels crime and violence like no other substance on the planet. Turning cartel leaders into billionaires, the illegal drug industry also provides vital income to hundreds of thousands of poor workers across the globe. While some users sacrifice their lives to an addiction they can't escape, others find drugs to be their only saving grace from physical or emotional pain almost impossible to overcome. Where should the lines be drawn in this lucrative industry?
Johnny Rock is the aging lead singer of NYC's legendary early-'90s band The Heathens, who is trying to get both his band and his life back together. The aging and broke bad-boy rocker gets another shot at fame as a songwriter for a brash and talented young singer who's a big fan of his early work.
The origins of the drug war in the United States, which spans five decades, and its unexpected effects on American culture, institutions and politics.
Drugs Live: The Ecstasy Trial is a 2012 British television documentary on Channel 4 about the recreational drug MDMA and clinical trials into its effects. The documentary was broadcast in two parts on 26 & 27 September 2012, presented by Jon Snow and Dr Christian Jessen. The main guests were Professor Valerie Curran and Professor David Nutt. Curran and Nutt oversaw research at Imperial College London in which volunteers took part in a double blind study in which some took 83 mg of MDMA, some took Vitamin C, and others a placebo.
Grow Your Own Drugs is a British television documentary series, first broadcast on BBC Two, exploring the many remedies which can be provided by plants. James Wong, an ethnobotanist, presents the series and takes the view that people should start making their own remedies in order to save money and feel healthier plus providing simple remedies to everyday ailments. Wong tries out his remedies on members of the public in order to demonstrate the beneficial effects of natural remedies, adding appropriate safety warnings. He is careful to stress that viewers should always seek medical advice before trying natural medicines, and in discussing the outcomes of treatment always states "It's not a clinical trial..." and acknowledges that results might be attributed to a placebo effect. Proving a huge ratings success for the BBC, the programme quickly became the highest rated gardening programme in the UK, producing an internationally best-selling book, by the same title, as a spin-off. In 2009, the series also won "Best Television Programme" at the UK Garden Media Guild Awards. Wong's says: and: A special edition, Grow Your Own Drugs for Christmas, focusing mostly on the applications of plants associated with the season such as holly, ivy, mistletoe and pine, aired on 16 December 2009.
Using visual effects and CGI the effects of drugs on the human body are examine, and the myths and controversies that surround them confronted.
A landmark series exploring the drugs of choice in different parts of the UK. From Mamba in Wolverhampton to Heroin in Manchester, this series lifts the lid on the narcotic landscape of Britain today.
By studying the action of drugs on the brain, scientists penetrate the workings of human consciousness. A documentary series in which we discover, in five parts, that the study of the effect of drugs helps to understand the functioning of the brain.
The former Trailer Park Boys, Mike Smith, Robb Wells and JP Tremblay return to television to give Action viewers a new innovative comedy series, The Drunk and on Drugs Happy Funtime Hour. Set in the fictional town of Port Cockerton, this high-energy miniseries finds the boys in the midst of shooting their new sketch-variety TV show called “The Happy Funtime Hour.” The show gets eerie when an actor hired to play an eccentric scientist (the late Maury Chaykin) assumes the personality of his character after synthesizing a powerful and addictive hallucinogen derived from local berries. Chaos ensues when the cast of the variety show ingests the drugs and begin to believe they really are the characters they portray on the show and run amok throughout the small town. Guest stars include Jay Baruchel, Amy Sedaris, Pat Roach and John Dunsworth.
The Drunk and On Drugs Happy Funtime Hour is a Canadian television comedy series, airing in the 2011 television season on Action. Described by its producers as "Curb Your Enthusiasm after it got smashed in the head with a hammer and force-fed liquor and drugs", the show stars former Trailer Park Boys actors John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells and Mike Smith as fictionalized versions of themselves. The fictional trio are starring in a new sketch comedy series, Happy Funtime Hour, but their production goes awry when a mad scientist named Doctor Funtime forces them to ingest a hallucinogenic substance he created. The actors must go through unpredictable events while constantly meeting different characters.
Stacey Dooley investigates current affairs issues affecting young people around the world.