It's important to know.
If you're a woman, you're more at risk from ecstasy – so why is no one talking about it?
Hands up whose penis has physically retracted after taking MDMA. Or just flat-out not worked when using cocaine. This is why.
Fabric is temporarily shutting down after two people recently died after partying there, and these casualties are sadly nothing new.
We went through a few of the world's favourite substances – booze, weed, coke, MDMA, NOS and ketamine – to examine how you can mitigate the damage they cause to your body.
Surely you get arrested right? We asked some experts as well as the former Australian moderator for the forum on Silk Road.
When I get out of the U8 train at Berlin's Kottbusser Tor station at 5AM on a Thursday, three men dressed in rags raise their beer bottles to greet me, grinning with the few remaining teeth they have.
From "hippy crack" to "high grade", the terms you use to describe drugs give away a lot.
Ever got back from a festival and felt like someone was firing little jolts of electricity into your brain stem? They're called "brain zaps" and they're fucking horrible.
As any devotee to the /r/drugs subreddit will be able to tell you, eye wiggles – or nystagmus – are a real and mysterious hassle.
"My parents, my friend and I ended up having a white Christmas."
Drowning your brain while rolling on Molly isn't just an urban legend.
Look, that acid you've kept in your freezer for two years won't kill you. But there's a chance it won't work any more.
Mixing drugs and romance can lead to startlingly different outcomes.
"Right around the time the acid kicked in, a gun fight broke out."
At work I'd be confiscating drugs, outside I'd be taking them. As you can imagine it made me very depressed.
It's not just Adderall.
The vast majority of MDMA users get high without suffering significant health problems. Still, some people have adverse reactions to the drug, and it's not clear why.
In the heyday of raving, you could walk into a party with a bunch of pills and walk out with £6,000.
Psychiatrist Dr. Daniel Bailly basically said that can happen.
Cocaine and booze, MDMA and K, GHB and mephedrone – we asked some experts to run us through the risks of various drug combinations.
Tracking how the trade of drugs in clubs has shifted over the past 20 years.
Colourful pills have been replaced with gel-caps, but despite what some people think, that doesn't mean the drug has gotten any purer or safer.
In new play Give Me Your Love, the artistic director of an experimental theatre company is showing what the drug can do for veterans suffering PTSD.