Some guards are also accused of facilitating multi-kilo coke and meth drug deals on the outside.
Joe Mellen is a 76-year-old former beatnik who turned on, tuned in, dropped out, and used an electric drill to make a hole in his skull.
After escaping from Mexican prison twice, the drug cartel boss could get extradited, and Brooklyn is the early frontrunner to host his trial.
A high-profile bust shows how stronger varieties of heroin are arriving in a state infamous for prescription drug "pill mills."
A Columbia University psychiatry professor talks about what he's learned from trying the drug himself and studying it over the years.
In our new comic series What We Mean By Yesterday, artist Benjamin Marra shows us the darker side of junior high.
Addicts are needlessly dying of overdose because so many powerful people view "drugs to fight drugs" as suspect.
Puerto Rico is edging away from its notoriously harsh marijuana laws, and activist groups are leading the way.
The recent deaths of two members of Italian mafia families has caught the attention of the media. But what's really going on in Canadian crime?
Legalization in parts of the US and Canada is going to increasingly present big opportunities for entrepreneurs who like getting stoned. Here's how to get your slice of the multi-billion dollar market.
Conviction figures released exclusively to VICE reveal lots of information about the way the UK trades in drugs. We look at the reasons why black people are represented so disproportionately.
Off-label use of SSRIs has proven a promising treatment for premature ejaculation, but not all doctors are convinced taking them to last longer is a good idea.
Canadian police confiscated samples of the drug recently and believe it is being imported from China by organized crime.
He said it largely depends on the personality of the user and what they are going through before they take the drug.
Body odor that smells like pot is a real phenomenon, according to some of the world's most eminent biologists and cannabis experts.
According to the Prison Officers Association, one guard who believed he was exposed to synthetic cannabis "spent the night tearing at the top of his head."
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.
What would John Stewart Mill say about weed? Are psychedelics OK if they expand your mind? Are drugs a bad thing from a moral standpoint? We asked an expert.
Everyone hates Martin Shkreli, he's under investigation for price-gouging, and he's been arrested for fraud. But he still wants you to know he's the good guy.
It's Australia Day—and the poor Canadian towns of Whistler, British Columbia and Banff, Alberta are being forced to deal with a bunch of drunken Aussies dancing naked in the snow.
We asked sellers, police, and experts why no one seems to care about the importation of "magic truffles," legal in Holland but seriously illegal in Britain.
A Facebook fan page with 615,000 followers is the narcos' ultimate enemy in Tamaulipas, Mexico, but the dangers posed to activist administrators, and those around them, make every post a risk.
Wegadesk Gorup-Paul argues that transporting medical marijuana is not the same as trafficking.
Ukraine's drug addicts have always been at risk for deadly diseases, but the precarious economic situation and the war has only increased the danger of contagion.