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.
We looked into which drugs will compromise your chances of conceiving, which drugs will screw up your pregnancy, and which ones are, all things considered, relatively safe.
Artist Graham MacIndoe's new book looks at the design and typography of heroin bags collected over his years as an addict.
Oct 28, 2014
The numbers used to prove Australia is in an ice epidemic don't prove that at all.
The older you get, the less wise it is to habitually use cocaine, meth, weed, acid, or heroin—especially if you're planning on having a child in the near future. We got an expert panel to explain just what drugs will do to your "little swimmers."
I'd always condemned anyone who injected others, but after experiencing heroin withdrawal myself I began to at least understand their reasoning.
It's hard to get clean when a hit of high-grade heroin costs less than $2.
The UK has been cracking down on drugs. Scotland, though, might not be part of the UK for much longer. If there's a "yes" vote next week, independence will follow, and the Scottish Parliament will become accountable for policy in a range of new areas.
The odds are pretty high, considering he founded Heroin and art-directs for Baker and Deathwish.
Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, billionaire Richard Branson and a half-dozen ex-presidents say it's time to discuss legalizing drugs. But don't hold your breath waiting for change.
Neil Woods spent 14 years pretending to be an addict and infiltrating local drug rings in the UK.
For six years I've been struggling to beat a heroin addiction, and I'm convinced that trying to switch over to methadone isn't the answer—but the people in charge of drug policy in the UK disagree.
The market for illegal drugs has no regulation, so it's hard to know if you're getting what you think you are. Dr. Fernando Caudevilla, who moonlights on the deep web as "Dr. X," will chemically test your drugs before you take them—basically, quality-insu…
Aug 14, 2014
Jeff's been to hell and back.
Living in an SRO means you're either one step out of homelessness or one step away from it. As part of our series on housing the homeless in San Francisco, we talked to a man who spends his days wandering between bars in the Mission and drawing dirty cart…
Nobody—including anyone from the truancy troupe selling shitty dirt weed from their BMX bikes, all the way up to crooked police, dodgy council members, to the top brass of Glasgow's criminal underworld—in Glasgow is safe from The Digger.
Our guide is Karim. A former male prostitute and heroin addict, he has spent 25 of his 40 years living and working on Prague's streets.