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10/10
An interesting and neutral documentary
Calypso01325 September 2010
Warning: Spoilers
"Drugs, Inc" presents a very neutral view on a very controversial subject - drugs. In four parts, they review Cocaine, Meth, Heroin, and Marijuana. They show all aspects of these subjects - Heroin, for example, shows everyone involved in the trade from the poppy growers in Afghanistan, the ways smugglers are detected, the dealers who sell it on the streets, and of course, the addicts themselves.

This series of documentaries is very emotionally compelling, and even as a teenager, they discouraged me from ever thinking about touching so-called "hard drugs". What they put in these shows are the straight facts, and the ways they affect people. Without being an anti-drug crusade, "Drugs, Inc" shows a powerful, clear view on the substances they review. I highly recommend this.
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7/10
How do we know the people aren't actors in masks?
rdoubleoc23 February 2019
I like the idea of the show -- showing us how things are in those types of lifestyles, but how do we know this isn't made up or reenactments? If our country had laws about what we could air as fiction and non-fiction, maybe this would be different, but these people could totally be fake, and this thought goes through my mind everytime I watch this show.
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Good show
anarchyclub7223 September 2014
The show gives you a comprehensive look into the lives of people involved in the drug trade. Including law enforcement, dealers, and addicts. There's no political spin regarding the drugs or their effects on the user, what you see is what you get. However, when the show tries to talk about firearms there's always misinformation and a political message. For example, in Season 5 Episode 5 there are numerous references to "assault weapons." There's no such thing as an assault weapon. It's a term that was made up and used by gun control proponents in the 90's. In the same episode they say rifle cartridges that are "full metal jacket" are "armor piercing cop killers." This is also false. FMJ is standard ammunition and is not specifically designed to pierce armor. I just wish they'd get their facts straight before airing the episode. I can excuse incorrect terminology, but when you're spreading blatantly false information to make firearms seem scarier it's just ridiculous.
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1/10
Pharmaceutical Co's, Inc
pjpinc-2989921 March 2018
This is absurd the war on drugs and always spotlighting the war on drugs and drug lords. Bashing Mexico and so forth. The Pharmaceutical companies are the biggest drug dealers in the world by far. Their drugs do more harm and kill more people than any illegal drug trade. All of which can be found online. Why are opioids still being prescribed? It's HEROIN people. And killing innocent people. Drugs, Inc was lame. Dope was lame. Do a true 100% factual documentary on the legal pharmaceutical drug trade. Then I'd be interested.
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1/10
Is nobody going to mention that they call addicts FIENDS
zturner-1959511 March 2020
I work with those "fiends" on a daily basis in a treatment center. they are human beings with pain and lives and stories. But those stories are never told in these sort of documentaries. nobody likes watching other people's pain, so its not as marketable as watching them get vilified. Why don't we have a documentary about the prisons in Arizona, the Chain gangs and the abuses of power that lead to a woman literally cooking in the sun until she died in her own feces. I want to see the real "underworld" which is the one where the government and society are the actual fiends
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2/10
Since nobody else is saying it...
chookeh8 January 2020
This is more of the same anti-drug propaganda. Some of the episodes give some decent insight into the lives of people struggling with addictions, most however are full of misinformation and bias. I'm not sure what the message of this series is other than "drugs are bad mmmkay?"

I don't know how anyone even remotely informed can call this neutral
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Binge watched
chokdee123 November 2019
One of those shows that is very easy to binge watch. A real look into the underworld that will keep the curious captivated for hours on end. How do they get the dealers to agree to do the show? Even with masks on?
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