Tobaccoland & Underground Heroin Clinic | VICE on HBO (Season 1, Episode 7)

Share it with your friends Like

Thanks! Share it with your friends!

Close

Segment 1: Tobaccoland

The dangers of smoking are no secret in the U.S., but in Indonesia, the tobacco industry is virtually unregulated. The result? Over two-thirds of all men are smokers, and it is commonplace for children as young as six to take up the habit. Tobacco is a $100 billion industry here, with TV and print ads everywhere. Investigating this phenomenon in Malang, VICE visits a clinic that promises cures to a plethora of modern ailments through tobacco and smoking — with our intrepid correspondent getting the full smoke-therapy treatment.

Segment 2: Underground Heroin Clinic

Heroin is the most addictive drug on earth, and some people will do anything to kick the habit. Enter Ibogaine — a drug made out of the African iboga root, whose intense, hallucinogenic properties make it a Type-A felony drug. But many swear it’s the most effective way to kick heroin addiction — especially when combined with a voodoo-type ritual that involves face paint and chanting. VICE follows the journey of a heroin addict who travels to Mexico, where Ibogaine is legal, to try to finally quit.

Watch more episodes of VICE on HBO here: bit.ly/HBO-I

More from Shane Smith: www.vice.com/author/shane-smith
Follow Shane on Twitter: twitter.com/shanesmith30
Follow Thomas on Twitter: twitter.com/Babyballs69

Season 2 coming soon. Click to subscribe: bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News

Check out the VICE News beta for more: vicenews.com

Follow VICE News here
Facebook: www.facebook.com/vicenews
Twitter: twitter.com/vicenews
Tumblr: vicenews.tumblr.com/

Comments

VICE News says:

Watch the entire first season of VICE on HBO for free here – bit.ly/2H1DtA9

Chirag divecha says:

6.16 it releases stress , madafaka you are just 10, go watch beyblade or pokemon

Capronic2 Dethroned says:

I quit smoking 5 years ago and I'm happy

khun Thakur says:

Whose here watching …it
in 2019

khun Thakur says:

Completely fucked up with the …fact of

children consuming cigarette s

Shubham says:

I stopped when i saw that mother treating her child using smoke, its so sad

Marc Cheline says:

Wow? Thomas is left handed. I have seen a million Vice documentaries and never noticed him writing with his left hand.

David George says:

I really felt that guy in the beginning

Safira Yuniar says:

I thought my family is a standard Indonesian family where we are very against smoking. I'm so saddened by this. Sorry to say, but I definitely blame the parents for enabling their kids.

TheUserInTheRoom says:

I thought this tobacco therapy was a joke.

billy plays dead games says:

6:55

Bo Song says:

Bad government. Worst parents.

A u g u s t a l e y says:

I need this. My life has no meaning anymore, I hurt everyone that ever loved me and now Its just me. Selfish me. I just can't kick it God help me

Precision Property Maintenance says:

Happy for Matt staying clean! Hope he still is!

Dinda Ayu says:

That's true. I had friends whom smoke begin we are 11 years old. I really sad, but I don't know how to solve that problem. I always advise them. But nothing happen, they still smoke until now. I hope government solves that problem

dacypher22 says:

You really do have to look out for free radicals "going all over the place".

Alan Choi Chang says:

and the lady is called a doctor….

syahran ulya says:

indonesia is the very definition of hypocrisy

Write a comment

%d bloggers like this: