This man got so carried away with his own hype that he pretended stacks of cash were a cell phone.
Tanayah Sam was about to be convicted for armed robbery before skipping bail and heading to Yemen to study Islam—a decision that saved his life.
Over the past decade, Myuran Sukumaran has painted countless portraits of those around him. With he and Andrew Chan's executions possibly days away, we asked some artists to return the favour.
Many swear by the addiction-ridding powers of the controversial psychotropic plant, but it remains banned in Australia.
We spoke to two British vets about the stuff they have to deal with on a day-to-day basis.
Garry Fraser grew up in Muirhouse, an estate north of Edinburgh that was being decimated by heroin and AIDS. After escaping from a crippling crack addiction, he started making films and is now a BAFTA and MTV Award winner.
While Sydney's supervised injecting room has been a widely accepted success, the Victorian government still opposes a facility in Melbourne.
Indonesian president Joko Widodo has been accused of selectively choosing drug death statistics that have the greatest impact to serve his political aims.
You obviously shouldn't drive under the influence, but some influences are worse than others.
Roy gets super high and ODs.
Roy in Hollywood is a gateway comic to other great comics by the legendary and super talented Gilbert Hernandez, one half of the Love and Rockets creative brothership, Los Bros Hernandez.
Chan's plea for clemency was rejected earlier this month. As an alleged ringleader of the Bali Nine drug smuggling ring he will now face imminent execution.
Despite all indications to the contrary, anti death penalty advocates believe there is still hope that Australian citizens Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will escape execution in Indonesia.
Along with plenty of shady characters, the business offers a window into the changing drug habits of rural, white America.
All the talk about rising oxycodone prescriptions in the UK causing a middle-class heroin crisis is gold-plated baloney.
Wine casks and lava lamps are two of the more surprising ways people tried to bring drugs into Australia with last year.
Benzos might soften the blow of the odd comedown, but trust me: The more you rely on it, the more powerful it becomes.
For years, getting wasted when Moscow's dictators didn't want you to was a victory of wits for the Russian masses.
Amsterdam's relaxed approach to drug enforcement shows how harm reduction policies can work.
VICE News went to Massachusetts to see how effective Narcan—a nasal spray that can halt opiate overdoses instantly—has been in stopping fatal overdoses.
Three Brits have died in the past couple of months after snorting white heroin that they believed to be cocaine. Is this the fault of an inexperienced, idiotic dealer, or someone deliberately doling out death?
We spoke to its director and star, Angus Sampson, about becoming a troubled genius.
This is how the United Kingdom would be taking drugs if the law had anything to do with how harmful they actually are.
As heroin use surges among the general public, the drug has become a mainstay in the prison system, where the common overdose treatment Naloxone is still hard to come by.