Girls in Gangs: LA

SUBSCRIBE to Barcroft TV: bit.ly/Oc61Hj LA loses its lustre in the second of a two-part documentary. Crime author Martina Cole peels away the city’s veneer of glitz and glamour, exposing, in her own words, “the gang heartland of the USA”. The novelist is no stranger to the gritty and grim, …

Drugs Map of Britain: Belfast’s Pregabalin Addiction

Pregabalin, a drug prescribed to treat anxiety, epilepsy and nerve pain has seen huge increases in prescription in Belfast, alongside the illegal trade of the drug on the streets. Director Adam Patterson follows the lives of some young people in Northern Ireland who are using and at times abusing these …

The Dangerous World Of Ayahuasca | Foreign Correspondent

Thousands of travellers are flocking to the Amazon to chase the highs of the ayahuasca plant. Tragically, some never return. Read more: ab.co/2ngVNMF Watch Foreign Correspondent on iview: iview.abc.net.au/programs/foreign-correspondent SUBSCRIBE: bit.ly/ABCNEWSAUS About Foreign Correspondent: Foreign Correspondent is the prime-time international public affairs program on Australia’s national broadcaster, ABC-TV. We produce …

Drugs Map of Britain: Dying for Weed

Journalist Poppy Begum explores the underground world of medicinal cannabis in the UK, meeting seriously ill people who believe weed is curing them. But by resorting to this illegal and unregulated drug, what risks are they all taking? Watch more Drugs Map of Britain: — Click here to subscribe to …

Smack in Suburbia: America’s Heroin Crisis

With the United States in the midst of a heroin and opiate epidemic, India Rakusen travels to the state of Ohio, where addiction has become part of everyday life. — Click here to subscribe to BBC Three: bit.ly/Subscribe-to-BBCThree Did you know that we’re up to other things in other places …

Drugs Map of Britain: Scotland’s Valium Crisis

In the third episode of Drugs Map of Britain, we investigate valium addiction in Scotland, where three quarters of drug related deaths involve this type of drug. Millions of the pills- both real and counterfeit- are available to buy on the streets for as little as 20p each. We meet …