Don't try these at home.
A London man tried to get a package including bottle of vodka, a wrap of cocaine, a knife, and a breakfast sandwich into a cell window.
With an average gram costing $200, it's not like there's a lack of demand.
A British dealer explains what it's like to navigate the world of parties, police, other dealers, and shady situations.
Some advice that would have been more useful than: "You will die if you do drugs."
We meet up with Oscar-winner Benicio Del Toro to discuss his latest film and the hurdles of being a minority actor in Hollywood.
I stayed in a five-star hotel, bought hundreds of beers for under $15, and paid to fill up the gas in all my neighbors' cars.
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.
According to many studies, weed seems more like a filter that keep people away from stronger drugs than a stepping stone into life-destroying addiction.
In this excerpt from our new documentary, we travel to the jungle with the Peruvian National Police to bust hidden cocaine labs.
Gianfranco Franciosi spent six years helping the Italian police catch international drug traffickers. Now he's broke and scared for his life.
A private WhatsApp joke turned into a widely circulated clip that made international news—and the woman at the center of it says she lost her job as a result.
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.
In part two of this VICE documentary, a former Escobar hitman gives us a tour of the criminal underworld in Lima, Peru.
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.
Countries around the globe are still grappling with the aftermath of Pablo Escobar's reign 30 years after his death. Our upcoming special takes a look at the new cartel wars and the druglord's lasting influence.
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.
Carlos Villalón's upcoming book, Coca: The Lost War, follows the coca plant from the fields of Colombia to the murders of Mexico.
Some pills were relatively pure, but other samples were duds or cut with dangerous chemicals.
Word of Alberto 'Alpo' Martinez's apparent release from a little-known federal prison witness protection program is resonating on the street.
Their plan was to do it in a limo on the way to London, but police found out and busted them.
I spoke to my cousin about her time as a drug mule and how lax airport security used to be.