Drugs Live

Drugs Live
Presented byJon Snow, Christian Jessen
Country of originUnited Kingdom
No. of episodes2
Running time60 minutes
Original networkChannel 4

Drugs Live is an occasional British television documentary on Channel 4 about recreational drug use, and clinical trials into its effects, presented by Jon Snow and Dr Christian Jessen.

The first programme Drugs Live: The Ecstasy Trial was broadcast in two parts on 26 & 27 September 2012, about MDMA. The main guests were Professor Valerie Curran and Professor David Nutt.[1] Curran and Nutt oversaw research at Imperial College London in which volunteers took part in a double blind study in which some took 83 mg of MDMA, some took Vitamin C, and others a placebo.

The second programme Drugs Live: The Cannabis Trial was broadcast on 3 March 2015.


  1. ^ John Walsh. "Drugs Live: The Ecstasy Trial, Channel 4, Wednesday and Thursday". The Independent. Retrieved 3 December 2016.

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