A look at how drug trafficking's massive profits feed high-level corruption, and how American policy is fanning the flames.
Thanks to mandatory minimum sentencing, Deadheads like Tim Tyler—who has been locked up for almost a quarter of a century—are missing out on the Grateful Dead 50th anniversary shows this weekend.
Asif Kapadia's Amy is a brilliant reminder of why we fell in love with pop music's greatest recent jazz singer. But it tells a skewed story of the 27-year-old's death.
A look at the science behind the psychosis.
We caught up with actress Rosario Dawson on the day of BAM's anniversary screening of Harmony Korine and Larry Clark's raw, NYC teenage classic.
Imagine a world where people break out into song while tripping balls. That's basically LSD: The Opera in a nutshell.
Naloxone is a miracle drug that can bring people back from the brink of an overdose. Problem is, a mixture of fear and austerity is keeping local English councils from getting their hands on the stuff.
A boy in a panda hat doing NOS balloons, couples fingering each other in sleeping bags, and a strange tent-human hybrid.
"The Wolf of London Underground" shot to internet fame this morning after a video surfaced appearing to show him doing coke on the tube. But is it real?
"I've seen everything from gangland turf wars to drunken fools thinking they can take on seven-foot-tall bouncers."
Spiritual men used to gut animals and read their entrails to get a sense of things. While you can't really gut a city, you can tour its worst nightclubs as voted by anonymous internet voters.
They are locked in a dead mad scientist's lab and tasked with finding an antidote to the disease that has overtaken the world. Also, they are on drugs.
Australia will have to wait a while longer to access the next chapter in HIV prevention.
They won't remember you but you'll remember them for the rest of your life.
Brandon Coats is a quadriplegic who failed a random drug test years ago while using medical pot to treat his muscle spasms. He lost his job, and Colorado's highest court says that's OK under the law.
Phil "Smokees" Staples spent years in and out of prison for robbery and drug dealing before opening a chain of head shops. Now, half of his business is about to go down the drain.
Here are some of our favorite videos about weed kingpins, stoned kids, heroin holidays, and dangerous new drugs.
"The police, they don't care as long as it's mushrooms. Anything else and you are in big trouble, son."
We spent a day at ground zero for the UK's new war on synthetic drugs.
The author of Where Did You Sleep Last Night shared an exclusive extra chapter with VICE.
What will become of the young men setting up shop outside East London's night clubs?
"Sometimes regular civilians are less intimidating than a police officer. I really believe in the power of social control coming from within the community itself."
Respondents told the Global Drug Survey 2015, getting illegal substances from the deep web is safer in many ways than buying them from strangers on the street.
There are tons of businesses profiting off of cigarette smokers who want to quit, but almost nobody is trying to make money from weaning people off weed.