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Title How Drugs Work: Cannabis - Ep 1 Of 3 / Director: Polletta, Gabriella
Published Australia : ABC2, 2011
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Summary *Drug Use*This three-part UK series follows young people in their pursuit of pleasure, with compelling real life stories and stunning visual effects. We look at the darker side of three of the most commonly used recreational drugs; cannabis, ecstasy and cocaine.Taking the viewer on a journey inside the human body, the world's leading scientists and doctors explain the surprising bio-chemical effects and unintended consequences of these popular drugs. With exclusive access to cutting edge scientific research, we confront the biggest myths and controversies surrounding these drugs to expose the truth behind their conflicting reputation.In this opening episode we meet people who enjoy using cannabis and who have become addicted. The program reveals how cannabis takes over the inner workings of the brain, creating mind-warping and heart-racing effects.How Drugs Work confronts the myths and controversies that surround cannabis, revealing whether it is addictive, if it destroys our memory, and finds out if it can even lead to psychosis.PRODUCTION DETAILS:A BBC Production
Event Broadcast 2014-04-16 at 21:30:00
Notes Classification: MA
Subject Cannabis -- Physiological effect.
Cannabis -- Toxicology.
Drug abuse -- Prevention.
Tetrahydrocannabinol -- Analysis.
Drug addicts -- Psychology.
Drug addicts -- Rehabilitation.
Form Streaming video
Author Polletta, Gabriella, director
Haywood-Williams, Rickie, cast