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  • Getting High on HIV Medication

    In 1998, the antiretroviral drug efavirenz was approved for treatment of HIV infection, and patients soon began to report hallucinations. Hamilton Morris travels to South Africa to interview efavirenz abusers and dealers and study how the life-saving medicine became part of a dan…

  • Hallucinogenic HIV Medication in South Africa - Trailer

    In 1998, the antiretroviral drug Efavirenz was approved for treatment of HIV infection, and patients soon began to report hallucinations. Hamilton Morris travels to South Africa to interview Efavirenz abusers and dealers and study how the life-saving medicine came to become part

  • Swazi Gold

    Hamilton Morris travels to Swaziland hoping to chemically analyze the cannabinoids present in some of the local strains. Instead, he finds a country steeped in political corruption and economic turmoil.

  • The Ambien Effect

    Ambien has been prescribed to millions of insomniacs, yet most people are seldom aware it also possesses the ability to normalize functioning in certain types of damaged neurons, a phenomenon called "the Ambien effect." The first awakening occurred in 1999 when a man who had spen…

  • The Ambien Effect - Trailer

    In 1999 the drug Ambien was discovered to have the extremely unexpected ability of rejuvenating dead neurological tissue. To learn more, we spent some time with a few people whose lives have been changed foerver by this strange side effect.

  • Tanks for the Memories

    With comedian Joe Rogan as his guide, Hamilton Morris travels across the United States seeking new heights of sensory deprivation. In part 1, he investigates what happens to the mind, body, and spirit while inside the tank.

  • Tanks for the Memories - Trailer

    With comedian Joe Rogan as his guide, Hamilton Morris travels across the United States seeking new heights of sensory deprivation. The full episode will air on Wednesday, April 24.

  • Hamilton and the Philosopher's Stone

    In the bucolic pastures of Hazerswoude-Dorp, nestled in verdant fields of ruminating Holsteins, lazy windmills, and pert tulips, lies a quaint Dutch farm that functions as the world’s largest psilocybin-containing-truffle factory. To be clear, the truffles this farm produce…

  • Getting High on Krystle

    At the dawn of the millennium all of the inhabitants of the worlds largest LSD laboratory were arrested, except one...Krystle Cole.

  • Getting High on Krystle - Trailer

    At the dawn of the millennium all of the inhabitants of the worlds largest LSD laboratory were arrested, except one...Krystle Cole.

  • SiHKAL: Shulgins I Have Known and Loved

    An epic love-fest on the man who birthed Ecstasy in a test-tube.

  • Nzambi

    After being briefed on the history of the Haitian Zombie, Hamilton takes off for Port-Au-Prince on a quest for the secret poison.

  • The Icelandic Skin-Disease Mushroom Fashion Fiasco

    Sent to Iceland on the pretense of covering fashion week, Hamilton Morris and VICE take the opportunity to instead search the country for its native psychoactive mushrooms.

  • The Sapo Diaries

    VICE hunts the Amazon for its most hallucinogenic tree frogs, but federal agents, monster bugs, and an inept shaman keep getting in the way.