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  • The mad hatter's tea party
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    Ergotamine

    14 September 2016

    Ben Valsler finds out why writing Alice’s adventures in Wonderland was such a headache for Lewis Carroll

  • Person sleeping with pills beside them
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    Barbituric acid

    4 March 2015

    It may have been largely superceded in the clinic but Phil Robinson discovers there is no rest yet for barbituric acid

  • Spice - synthetic cannabis
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    Cannabicyclohexanol

    3 December 2014

    Used to make synthetic cannabis, cannabicyclohexanol may be more risky than its non-synthetic counterpart

  • Tramadol pills
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    Tramadol

    26 November 2014

    Simon Cotton introduces the painkiller tramadol – could this be the next banned drug in competitive cycling?

  • Lophophora williamsii cactus with flower
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    Psilocybin & Mescaline

    12 November 2014

    Simon Cotton explores our hallucinogenic horizons with psilocybin and mescaline

  • Exchanging tablets in nightclub
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    MDMA

    9 October 2014

    The drug that fuelled rave culture may yet be a treatment for PTSD. Hayley Simon introduces MDMA

  • Desomorphine
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    Desomorphine

    9 July 2014

    From potential painkiller to kitchen-cooked heroin replacement, Nate Adams tracks the history of desomorphine

  • White powder being inhaled through a $10 note
    Podcast

    Ketamine

    19 February 2014

    Simon Cotton explores a dance-scene drug that was designed for horses, ketamine

  • Cathinone
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    Cathinone

    22 May 2013

    Simon Cotton introduces us to cathinone, the active ingredient in the stimulant Khat

  • Cutting narcotics into lines on a glass surface
    Podcast

    Cocaine

    20 June 2012

    Simon Cotton on the 'lifestyle' drug that can be detected on 'most' banknotes