It’s Surprisingly Easy to Get ‘Legal’ LSD in Japan
Designer drugs that mimic acid and cannabis are still accessible, thanks to a legal loophole in the notoriously drug-averse country.
The Pink "Cocaine" Wave
A so-called pink “cocaine,” a.k.a. tucibi, has taken over Colombia’s drug scene and is spreading into Europe. To find out what this mysterious pink powder actually is, Matt Shea takes a deep dive into Medellin’s narco-underworld.
Heroin Commuters: Swedish Drug Users are Migrating to Denmark
We meet two Swedish drug users who have escaped Sweden's zero-tolerance policy and instead live on the streets of Copenhagen.
The Truth About Ecstasy
British people statistically take more MDMA in one session than any other country on the planet. In this episode, we find out what’s making ecstasy so dangerous again.
Using LSD, MDMA and Psilocybin to Treat Mental Health
A groundswell of academic opinion suggests that psychedelic substances like LSD and psilocybin could be utilised to serve a raft of therapeutic benefits.
Why Weed Is Good | Let Lee Explain
Weed has been a controversial topic in America since the Reefer Madness days thanks to fear mongering and propaganda. Lee explains why you shouldn’t believe it.
I Spoke With Animals Through Pet Psychics
Taji discusses trending topics with animal mediums.
The Gadget That Measures How Strong Your Weed Smells
Talking with the proprietors of the Nasal Ranger- a device used in odor regulation in dealing with weed.
How to Hotbox an Outhouse With A Shop-Vac
Trey found himself in the wilderness with nothing but a shop-vac, piping, tubes, sockets, a blow torch, some weed, and an outhouse. So naturally he devised a contraption to hotbox said outhouse.
Lebanon’s Green Gold: The Debate to Legalize Cannabis
Lebanon is about to take a historic step for the Arab World with a proposed bill to legalise the cultivation of cannabis for medical use. But in the Bekaa valley where communities have grown cannabis for generations, the news has not gone down well.
Inside Canada’s First Weed Curling Tournament
Do weed and curling mix? Manisha Krishnan sets off to Wiarton, Ontario to find out. She meets local cannabis enthusiast Ted Ratcliffe who created “Bongspiel,” the first fully legal weed curling tournament in Canada.
World Is Yours: How a Cheap Synthetic Drug Is Ravaging India’s Northeast
A potent mix of caffeine and methamphetamine, WY tablets are cheap because they are usually spiked – coming in from the Myanmar border and peddled behind school and college canteens.
Hepatitis C Is Curable — So Why Is It Still So Stigmatized?
And what can you do about it?
‘I’ve Lost Everything’: Inside the Hidden World of Britain’s Pakistani Heroin Users
British Pakistani heroin users tell VICE News they've been shunned by their families and are too afraid to get help.
This Is What a Medicinal Cannabis Farm Looks Like on Harvest Day
What struck me most was the staff’s dedication – they treated the plants as if they were puppies.
Republicans Are Worried Legalizing Weed Will Put Police Dogs Out of Work
There’s no indication that any dogs are upset about it.
This Week's Coolest Drops, From 4/20 Accessories to Diptyque Candles
We’re making Jerry proud with 4/20-themed launches from Tombolo, Edie Parker, Vessel, Pot-Pourri, and other wavy collabs.
We Asked an Expert if Smoking Ciggies Can Actually Help You Quit Vaping
“Going back to smoking is absolutely the worst thing anybody could do."
New Study Suggests Vaping Damages Your Immune System
Scientists made mice vape and the damage was even worse than they expected.
Everything You Need to Know About Magic Mushrooms
The definitive VICE guide to what magic mushrooms are, where they came from, and how best to prepare for a psychedelic experience.
DMT Users Are Using AI to Draw the Strange Beings They Meet While Tripping
A new book compiles the experiences of people who say they've met extradimensional entities while on the psychedelic drug.
My Dad Was Timothy Leary, 60s Drug Icon
The “most dangerous man in America” was a psychedelics pioneer who was jailed for his beliefs. He also taught me how to drop acid.
Someone Tried to Ship 50 Bricks of Swastika-Branded Cocaine to Europe
Police in Peru seized the Nazi-branded cocaine, some of which also bore the word "HITLER."
A Teen Girl Is Facing Murder Charges After Two Of Her Classmates Died of Overdoses
Three Tennessee girls overdosed in a school parking lot just before a graduation ceremony. The surviving 17-year-old is being charged with two counts of murder.
'Cocaine Nation': How Did Australians Become the Biggest Users in the World?
"Latin American cartels are operating here. They have accounts here, they have hitmen and foot soldiers here."
Flood-Affected Pharmacists Want A Disaster Plan From the Government
“We’ve seen pharmacists on the back of jetskis trying to get medicines to people who need them, that’s how dedicated they are.”
Counterfeit Medications Are Taking Over the Internet. Here’s How to Spot Them.
Here's what you need to know about fraudulent online pharmaceuticals.
Alzheimer's Drug Meme Stock Plummets After Data Manipulation Allegations
Cassava Sciences' stock has plunged over the past week as questions are raised about research behind its main product.