Film presents an unrivaled opportunity to portray the inner visual experience of a drug trip, as well as to explore the complex issues that underlie a person's choice to use drugs. Although focused on the topic of mescaline use, Crystal Fairy and the Magical Cactus missed both opportunities, instead creating a cluster of superficial stereotypes that could worsen stigma about drug users.
So many other movies have done a better job. More entertaining, more informative, more accurate. Here are a few examples of older but better movies about drugs:
Five Acid Movies
Five Ecstasy Movies
Five Cocaine Movies
Five Heroin Movies
Whether you are a drug user, the relative of someone who uses drugs, or someone who cares, it is important to know the basics about drugs. Drugs 101 will give you a background on drugs, their legal status, and an overview of the most popular classes of drug.
With links to more information on illicit drugs, such as alcohol, marijuana, LSD, crysal meth, heroin, methadone, you can increase your general knowledge across the range of drugs, or dig deeper to find out more about a particular drug of interest.
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