Science Of Drugs With Richard Roxburgh

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Science Of Drugs With Richard Roxburgh

The finale examines the opioid crisis in the United States and looks at diseases caused by poor diet and sugar addiction. (Final)

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Season 1
We look at the different effects of caffeine, cocaine and methamphetamine. Two-time world surfing champion Tom Carroll opens up about his own battle with addiction and how he got clean.
Cannabis, psychedelics and MDMA are all experiencing a research renaissance, as scientists reach new understandings of their interaction with the human body and mind.
Richard Roxburgh unpacks the science of our two most commonly used legal drugs - tobacco and alcohol. Science historian Professor Robert Proctor reveals how our nicotine habit transformed into such a lethal addiction.