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Max Daly is Vice's Global Drugs Editor and specialises in reporting on drugs and crime. He won the Orwell Prize in 2019 for his work on young drug dealers and co-authored Narcomania: How Britain Got Hooked on Drugs
Less crime and inquisitive neighbours have led to a flurry of busts on indoor cannabis factories.
A study of 100,000 European school students paints a picture of teen drug use across the continent.
A damning new study examines the British media’s response to monkey dust, a drug that supposedly turned users into “zombies” with "superhuman" strength.
With an average of 16 shops closing every day, it's no surprise green-fingered gangsters are moving into shuttered banks and pet shops.
West Midlands joins four other police forces to offer help rather than a criminal record to some people caught with drugs
The Office for National Statistics reports that poverty is the main driver of record fatal drug overdoses.
The President of the Philippines used his inaugural United Nations speech to lash out at human rights campaigners who are in the line of fire in the country's war on drugs
There are real-world consequences to misleading stories about the powerful opiate.
A report from the International Drug Policy Consortium warns that legal markets have been captured by corporations and are not set up to redress harms brought on by the war on drugs.
The "Cancard", devised by campaigner Carly Barton, would effectively decriminalise possession for patients.
VICE News analysis shows police in the UK often use drugs as a pretext to stop and search people, despite three-quarters of these searches coming up empty.
The study shows that, while also destructive and dangerous, the drug trade can support entire regions and help to pay for local infrastructure.