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Dutch YouTubers get high with government money

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The Dutch YouTube channel Drugslab just celebrated its 500,000 subscribers. Nellie Benner, Bastiaan Rosman, and Rens Polman take trips for science, riding highs from recreational drugs to teach the world about the effects they have on the body and the brain. Every week, a new substance is tested in front of the camera. Oh yeah, and the Dutch government funds the network that produces the show.


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Lara Bullens

English editor at Cafébabel and freelance journalist. 🚩Paris, France