Getting High for God?

BBC Three / Current Affairs

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Trip to the Mountains

Mawaan Rizwan travels to Utah to spend time with the Oklevueha Native American Church. People from across the USA come here to use the Class A drug Peyote seeking religious enlightenment.

Is the whole thing is just an excuse to get high in the mountains, or can the medicine man really can help him unlock a link to the spirit world?

Episode 2

Mawaan Rizwan travels to Rio, Brazil, to join the congregation that uses the ancient Amazonian hallucinogenic substance Ayahuasca in their Church services.

He sees first hand if this ancient medicine – which has been linked to deaths when used unsupervised – can bring him closer to the Almighty.