Put a bunch of sailors on a cold rock in the middle of the ocean, make them really poor, give them lots to drink and not too many jobs, wait a few centuries, and you'll have a pretty good idea of what Newfoundland is like.
After six months of negotiation, via encrypted email, the boss of the Scurvy Crew—the Deep Web's notorious drug syndicate—agreed to meet me. Known to me only by the pseudonym "Ace," the boss claimed to represent a new breed of drug dealer.
Morocco is said to produce nearly half of the world's hashish, and it's estimated that around 800,000 Moroccans work in the industry. For this and many more reasons, the country is toying with the idea of legalization.
These guys were just chugging along on a happy little boat filled with sticky goo that makes people good and dizzy. The vibe only went sour when the cops showed up. And now $400 million of hash is gone.
There are extremely harsh penalties involved if you get caught importing or selling booze or drugs in Saudi Arabia, which doesn't mean no one gets wasted. It just means that everyone is very, very careful.
After weeks of planning, shooting, and dabbing, the first episode of my new Weediquette video series premiered on VICE to great fanfare—including a tweet from Snoop Dogg, which totally made me snoop my pants. Instead of reading a story this week, you can
The smoke from Taha's massive cone joint flowed through the cabin of our silver Hummer. The A/C was on high and blew long fingers of smoke to the back seat. We were all mellow. Taha's aviator sunglasses hid his tiny black eyes as he cranked the volume on
May 2012: I quit my job and burn all my bridges so I can swim. I won't realize that was wishful thinking until a few months later. Summer starts gliding by like a sailboat. I master the Dead Man's Float. I'm not working and life is a lazy river; I'm a pin…