Cocaine and booze, MDMA and K, GHB and mephedrone – we asked some experts to run us through the risks of various drug combinations.
As well as the ones they definitely want to remain illegal.
But, like: does it? Actually?
In this episode from season three of our HBO show, we traced the cocaine highway from Venezuela to the sinuses of Europeans. Then, we investigated India's growing industry of gestational surrogacy.
As drug cartels continue to change their trafficking routes to evade interference by authorities, enforcement agencies are struggling to keep up.
Looking back on little-reported moments in the life of the Thin White Duke.
This is how I learned to love the sharing economy.
Will the National Crime Agency's new video actually make a difference?
Don't try these at home.
With an average gram costing £130, it's not like there's a lack of demand.
Nov 4, 2015
Using a fishing line and a plastic bag.
Some advice that would have been more useful than: "You will die if you do drugs."
In the last part of our three-part documentary, we embed with the Peruvian National Police as they trek into the Upper-Huallaga, once the main coca supplier region to the Medellín Cartel.
We spoke to one of the women appearing in the viral videos. She says it all started as a WhatsApp joke that is now ruining her life.
In part two of this VICE documentary, a former Escobar hitman gives us a tour of the criminal underworld in Lima, Peru.
In this excerpt from the VICE documentary about narcos in South America, host Monica Villamizar meets three young hitmen to talk about the murder business.
Gianfranco Franciosi spent six years helping the Italian police catch international drug traffickers. He's now broke and scared for his life.
An interview with Raquel Santos de Oliveira, who took over her boyfriend's drug business after he was killed in a police shoot-out, before developing a debilitating coke problem and getting out of the game.
Levamisole, a common cutting agent in cocaine, made the news recently for its apparent skin-destroying properties – but there's a lot more to the substance than that.
In part one of our three-part documentary, we meet two DEA agents who spent years on the trail of the elusive king of cocaine and became the basis for Netflix's show, Narcos.
During my 26 years in federal lockups of all kinds, I earned a bachelor's and master's degree, published several books and found the love of my life.
I spend the vast majority of my time not being myself. I avoid expressing my true feelings if I think they will alienate others. I stifle my ego so as not to come off as self-absorbed. I occasionally assume that drugs can help me sublimate these less appr…
Carlos Villalón's upcoming book, Coca: The Lost War, follows the coca plant from the fields of Colombia to the murders of Mexico.
Ever been at a festival and wondered what your drugs have been cut with? We helped a bunch of Bestival-goers answer that question.