Scotland has more than three times the drug death rate of England and Wales, and the highest reported rate in Europe.
The new punishment for petty possession of any illegal drug will be the legal equivalent of a traffic ticket.
Dealers offering weed and heroin to recovering addicts has become a common trend around Goa’s rehabs.
The Office for National Statistics reports that poverty is the main driver of record fatal drug overdoses.
Since the enforcement of lockdown, India’s drug busts are seeing higher quantities of opium and marijuana as dealers attempt to smuggle drugs through creative ways.
Since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak, tighter border controls have stopped the smuggling of life-saving medicine into Mexico.
VICE News spoke to a drug gang about the challenges they have faced since mid-March, including $125,000 of heroin going missing and the fact they owe their cocaine supplier over half a million dollars.
The "Blue Bag Life" Instagram page charts the real-life journey of two lovers through prison, dependency and recovery.
We examined the impact of coronavirus and social distancing on Britain’s lucrative street heroin and crack trade.
Hydromorphone, aka "Dilly," is now available to people who aren't ready or able to quit opioids.