Asif Kapadia's Amy is a brilliant reminder of why we fell in love with pop music's greatest recent jazz singer. But it tells a skewed story of the 27-year-old's death.
Naloxone is a miracle drug that can bring people back from the brink of an overdose. Problem is, a mixture of fear and austerity is keeping local English councils from getting their hands on the stuff.
The author of Where Did You Sleep Last Night shared an exclusive extra chapter with VICE.
We talked to directors Benny and Joshua Safdie and their powerful lead actress, Arielle Holmes, about life on the streets, death, and the intense process of shooting the film.
We met the daughter of notorious French drug trafficker Gaëtan Zampa in Marseille to talk about her relationship with her father and the city's history as a drug smuggling port.
About 154 pounds of dope are now in police custody.
This is great for both the medical community and (maybe) the illegal drug manufacturing community.
For a number of young players released from their contracts, selling large quantities of cocaine seems like the easiest way to maintain the lifestyle they once enjoyed.
Gloucester, Massachusetts, is set to introduce a drug-forgiveness-and-treatment program for opioid users, the first of its kind in the nation.
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Time appears to be running out for Australia's convicted drug smugglers on death row in Indonesia.
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 painted countless portraits of those around him. 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.