Two former cannabis users describe the consequences of the drug on their lives. Taner is a young hip-hop musician who began by smoking cannabis, but this escalated into a destructive cocaine addiction that took over his life. Paul is 19-years-old and used to be a heavy cannabis smoker until he suffered bouts of paranoia and psychotic episodes.

This clip contains scenes of drug use.

This clip is from:
Secondary Citizenship
First broadcast:
16 June 2009

This clip could be used to start a discussion about the reasons why people use illegal drugs. Use in conjunction with other user testimonies. Students could examine the social and emotional problems presented in the clip. The class could then debate whether cannabis should be legalised for recreational and medicinal purposes.