There's probably never been a president with a criminal appetite like Frank Underwood's, but that's not to say that criminal activity has somehow steered clear of The White House altogether.
You obviously shouldn't drive under the influence, but some influences are worse than others.
There's some anecdotal evidence suggesting that for some people, the idea of using coke to cure grief isn't 100 percent crazy.
Getting in, getting laid and getting high – how to conquer those Friday nights that will define your young life.
Colombia's broader drug problem is, and always has been, that the global war on drugs has made cocaine production too profitable for too many people.
The Canadian Armed Forces just recommenced its official mission against transnational criminal syndicates using the seas as trafficking lanes for cocaine and other narcotics.
Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have stumbled upon a compound that essentially negates the effects of cocaine.
Until the planet explodes, melts or drowns, humans will want to get high.
Jason Williamson traces his journey from cokey Britpop nothingness to "arriving" with Sleaford Mods 20 years later.
Featuring songbirds, cocaine, female Chinese bodyguards and the Chileans in charge of slaughtering beavers.
A look back at how British banking institutions were taken over by their Wall Street counterparts and the hardworking, hard-gambling culture of global finance as we know it took shape.
The outrage caused by Eric Garner's death has reached Colombia, which has a storied history of discrimination against its Afro-descendant populations.
Peru is now the world's leading producer of cocaine. VICE News traveled there to find out how this new title is forcing the military to ramp up, and the government to crack down.
In the final part of the five-part series, VICE News travels to Washington, DC, to see how both sides of the US war on drugs view the global shift in cocaine production from Colombia to Peru.
Here's your scratch 'n' sniff guide to what really went down in the world of drugs this year.
In part four of the five-part series, VICE News meets foreigners who have served time in Peruvian prisons for drug trafficking, who are now stuck in Peru on parole.
An eye-opening investigation into the country's thriving criminal underworld.
The hipster Tony Montana just got taken down (again).
Amsterdam's relaxed approach to drug enforcement shows how harm reduction policies can work.
Three Brits have died in the past couple of months after snorting white heroin that they believed to be cocaine. Is this the fault of an inexperienced, idiotic dealer, or someone deliberately doling out death?
The lifestyle led by alleged murderer Rurik Jutting is completely normal for most young Brits making a fortune in Hong Kong.
What can years of drugs tell us about drugs? Well: loads.
This is how you'd be taking drugs if the law had anything to do with how harmful they actually are.
"What's happening in Ukraine now matters to criminals from Bogotá to Beijing."