The feds are set to make Kratom, a popular herbal painkiller used as an alternative to heroin and Oxy, schedule I. This is very bad for America's addicts and others who use opioids.
From the outside, the repurposed slaughterhouse looks like a newly opened art gallery. On the inside, you're met with 10,764 square feet of pristinely renovated supervised injection site.
We often hear about "Jihadists flooding the west with heroin," or "ISIS making billions through drug trafficking"—but we rarely see much actual evidence.
We know from a century of prohibition that cutting down the supply of a desired drug tends to encourage stronger, shadier alternatives.
Trump calls Clinton a "bigot" during a rally with Brexit leader Nigel Farage, an attack on American University in Afghanistan kills 12, Prince's home will be opened to the public, and more.
Both New Hampshire and Vermont police believe the strain is some combination of heroin and fentanyl.
This morning, US Olympic swimmer Simone Manuel made history in Rio, the Trump campaign will meet with the RNC to try and plot a turnaround, Russia launches war games in the Black Sea, and more.
It's allegedly been used as a chemical weapon and is an elephant tranquilizer—now, it's being spiked into heroin.
I have a lot of questions.
Probably not, but it can start to plug the pipeline.
We spoke to Jeff Feuerzeig, director of a new documentary about literature's greatest hoax.
When I get out of the U8 train at Berlin's Kottbusser Tor station at 5 AM on a Thursday, three men dressed in rags raise their beer bottles to greet me, grinning with the few remaining teeth they have.
While the teaser actually has new footage in it, it's about as boring as watching trains go by, because it is literally just that.
Nguyen Thi Huong was arrested in 2014 with 2.8 kilograms of heroin hidden in bars of soap. She claims the soap was a gift.
I know there's a lot more we could be doing for heroin users who haven't quit yet.
Drowning your brain while rolling on Molly isn't just an urban legend.
Look, that acid you've kept in your freezer for two years won't kill you. But there's a chance it won't work any more.
Everything from cocaine to heroin is being cut with the opioid.
On June 22, VICE will air the immersive and personal feature film about Canada's fentanyl crisis told from the perspective of a social network of drug users.
British nightlife is a beautiful free-for-all of internet drugs, Wavey Garms girls, illegal raving, and regretful sex. But to the American outsider, it can seem confusing.
This morning, Obama visits Hiroshima, the UN has warned that civilians are in 'danger of starvation' in Syria, Trump pledges to cancel the Paris climate agreement, and more.
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.
We spoke to some high-functioning drug users in their 40s about their vices and how drugs have affected their lives.
The job market is pretty strong, but so is America's fondness for being high.