Hunting for Hallucinogenic Mushrooms in Eastern Europe

Tune into VICELAND Tuesday for a new episode of 'HAMILTON'S PHARMACOPEIA' all about the psychotropic mushroom amanita muscaria.


'HAMILTON'S PHARMACOPEIA' Meets the Chemists Who Specialize in Making MDMA

On a new episode of the VICELAND show, Hamilton Morris hangs out with a few rogue scientists who use their labs to cook up the psychoactive drug.


Inside Kratom, the Gas Station Drug That Could Help End the Opioid Crisis

The green powder from Southeast Asia could help fight addiction—but is that the whole story?


Getting High on a Thai Tree with Psychoactive Leaves

'HAMILTON'S PHARMACOPEIA' investigates the science behind kratom, a Southeast Asian tree with psychotropic properties.


'HAMILTON'S PHARMACOPEIA' Traces Peyote's Psychedelic History

Tune into VICELAND Tuesday for an in-depth look at the psychoactive plant—from its origins to how it's used today.


What It's Like to Smoke the World's Strongest Psychedelic Toad Venom

On the season two premiere of 'HAMILTON'S PHARMACOPEIA,' the host tracks down a toad known for producing a powerful strand of DMT.


Eating This Fish Will Give You Horrible Nightmares

We talked to marine biologist Jean Pasqual Quod about a fish curry that gives people hallucinations and nightmares.


Hamilton Samples Some Intoxicating Fish Brains in Madagascar

On this episode of 'Hamilton's Pharmacopeia,' Hamilton embeds with a few local fishermen to taste a species of fish fabled to get you high and mess with your dreams.


Salvia Velada: Experiencing a Traditional Mazatec Shaman Ceremony

Follow Hamilton Morris as he journeys through a Salvia divinorum ceremony in the forests of Oaxaca.


This Steampunk Rocker Is Campaigning to Regulate Synthetic Drugs

Hamilton Morris travels to New Zealand to meet musician and activist Matt Bowden, who's been fighting for drug reform in the country.


Visiting the Factories in China Where Synthetic Marijuana Gets Made

Despite evolving public health regulations, synthetic weed has often been found in corner stores and bodegas around America. But where it originates is a bit murkier.


Watch Our HBO Episode About the Rise of Legal and Deadly Synthetic Drugs

In this episode from season three, we investigated the deadly synthetic drug boom, then visited Iran to see how homosexuals and transsexuals navigate the country's terrifying cultural landscape.