- 9 Seasons
One of the most talked about social documentaries being aired is Drugs, Inc., which depicts the real life impact of illicit drug use across the globe. From Methamphetamine, to Cocaine, just about every drug that has hit the streets with negative complications is being addressed by this series. Not only are legal aspects being mentioned, but the real life stories of those that have been influenced by these drugs in their daily routines. Even synthetic drugs, such as Ecstasy, have been the focal point of Drugs, Inc. Never before has such a view into the ways that these drugs are changing society been portrayed on the television screen. Although there are some materials parents may not want viewed by younger children, this series is an excellent teaching tool for teenagers in the way of preventative precautions. Drugs, Inc. shows viewers of the dangers of habitual use, and even the occasional recreational usage of said drugs in each episode of the series. Starting form a historical standpoint, each episode tells the story of how these drugs became popular, and why real life users became attracted to them. In addition, the state and national laws banning said drugs is also discussed in full, addressing ethical debates on the matters as well. The stories of those that have fell victim to addiction is also told in great detail, with interviews and stories of their lives being filmed and worked into the structure of the episodes. For those that have always had an interest in the appeal of illicit drug usage with the purpose of understanding, Drugs, Inc. tells the story like no other does. If gaining a bit of insight into the behind the scenes lives of the addicted distracts would be users from falling into the same traps as those depicted on the screen, Drugs, Inc. has accomplished their goal. Since there is a great deal of adult subject matter , parents are cautioned to use their better judgment as to which age range is appropriate for their children to possibly view the material being showcased in great detail.