Brutal incidents like a couple being lit on fire by apparent crack thieves suggest things could get even worse in a state known for its heroin woes.
Your baggie of white powder was brought to you by beheadings, torture, and deforestation in the Amazon. How bad should you feel about that?
Researchers from McGill University have found a way that one day could help addicts from relapsing.
We spoke to some high-functioning drug users in their 40s about their vices and how drugs have affected their lives.
In the 1980s, martial arts guru YK Kim recruited his students to be the cast and crew of his DIY movie, Miami Connection.
"I've played with someone's limp coke dick for an hour before. It sucked but... I needed the cash."
Transporting illegal drugs across borders is a business that can be as profitable as it can be lethal.
Get the post-4AM YouTube song selection wrong and you'll become the after-hours Oppenheimer: skeletal reaper, destroyer of vibes.
"Why is everything so old-fashioned? Why do you still have gas stoves and why does everyone have baths without rinsing after?"
But you can't necessarily blame the drugs.
A police force created after the 2014 shooting has been busy.
Last week, it was revealed Richard Nixon launched his war on drugs to target people he didn't like—but he's not the only one to use narcotics as a hammer to beat his enemies.
Orgies, beatings, and shifty-eyed teenage boys in tracksuits—my time waitressing at the Yangtze was a big, fat cliché.
Fourteen airmen at a nuclear missile base are under investigation for allegedly using illegal drugs, coke among them.
The gang, from Holland and the northwest of the UK, was importing guns, weed, coke, MDMA, and heroin.
The actual dollar cost of addiction for an individual can be catastrophic.
When I was a kid, my dad was a charming cowboy loved by his friends. But now the only thing left of that man is a bolo tie.
The 37-year old priest said that he collects "historical stuff" and doesn't have a drug problem: "It was just the one night and that was it."
Writer Tom Wainwright's latest book Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel looks at the drug trade as if it were a legal business, finding common ground between the underworld and legitimate corporations.
People are still getting haircuts at the place despite a sprawling indictment from the Brooklyn DA's office.
Prosecutors say Lonnie Franklin, Jr. murdered ten black women and tried to kill one more. If convicted, he would be the longest-active serial killer in Los Angeles history.
Mix coke and booze if you want to damage your heart, weed and alcohol if you want to make yourself dizzy and sick, and MDMA and acid if you want to go temporarily insane.
Police have found cocaine in Kinder Eggs and weed in carrots.
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.