Campaigners hope that the introduction of DCRs in the world's drug death capital would lead to more evidence-based drug policies.
In many former heroin strongholds in the U.S. and Canada, the opioid is disappearing, fueling fentanyl overdoses and prompting some users to push for a renaissance.
The shipment, weighing as much as a grand piano, was the largest-ever onshore detection of the drug in Australia.
Photographs document how Taliban fighters in Kabul rounded up 150 homeless drug users who were stripped and had their heads shaved before being locked in prison-like conditions for the next three months.
New York City's chief medical examiner said Williams died of an accidental overdose and had fentanyl, heroin, and cocaine in his system.
I never thought I'd become physically dependent. But then nobody ever does.
Some of the children were only 7 years old.
“They will want a very good deal to end the production,” a former special forces soldier turned anti-narcotics consultant told VICE World News. “But let’s face it, they’re great negotiators.”
The Taliban banned production of the poppy in 2000. After twenty years of war, Afghanistan is now responsible for 82% of the world’s opium supply.
The use of fentanyl in Mexico is growing—and leading to a spike in overdoses and homicides.
As India slowly opens up its borders, dealers are taking high risks to smuggle the most abused opioid in the country.
Half a century since the birth of Britain’s dubious Misuse of Drugs Act, a new book delves into the history of our equally dubious war on drugs.