Drugs

The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Guy Tried to Smuggle Half a Kilo of Cocaine Under His Wig

The 65-year-old looked extremely nervous as he got off a plane from Colombia, according to authorities at Barcelona Airport.
Gavin Butler
4 days ago
Drugs

What Does Cocaine Do to the Heart?

Racking up those lines could cause swelling, scarring and heart disease – good stuff!
VICE Staff
7.15.19
Drugs

An Herbal Plant From Southeast Asia Could Be Banned For Being As Addictive As Morphine

“Small quantities of kratom act as a stimulant like cocaine, but larger doses act similarly to opioids, like morphine and heroin.”
Adi Renaldi
7.11.19
Drugs

Russians and Australians Dominate Bali’s List of Foreign Drug Suspects

Narcotics-related arrests in Bali have increased by 46 percent this year despite a dip in other drug cases.
Meera Navlakha
7.10.19
Australia Today

Ex-Inmates are Breaching Parole so They Can Return to Prison and Smuggle Drugs

Newly released prisoners in Queensland, Australia are intentionally getting locked up for the "lucrative" prospect of selling drugs on the inside.
Gavin Butler
7.10.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Australia-Bound Cocaine Has Again Washed Up in the Philippines

Hundreds of kilograms of pre-packaged drugs have popped up in Filipino waters over the last six months alone.
Gavin Butler
7.10.19
Drugs

What It’s Like To Deal Drugs In a Country With the Harshest Penalties In the World

Thousands of Filipino citizens have been killed in President Rodrigo Duterte's violent war on drugs. VICE meets a local dealer to learn why anyone would run the huge risk of selling when your life is literally on the line.
Shirin Bhandari
7.8.19
Drugs

How I Lost Myself to India's Chemsex Scene and Overdosed, But Survived to Tell the Story

Inside the dark world of drug-fuelled sex parties where an increasing number of gay Indians want to feel belonged, drug abuse is more than just a health hazard.
Sadam Hanjabam
7.5.19
food news

Mixing Poisonous Pufferfish and Cocaine Is a Terrible Idea, Florida Man Learns

Eating the liver of a highly toxic fish is bad. Eating it while on cocaine is worse.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.3.19
Weed

I Got an MRI While Stoned to See What My Brain Looked Like

A research team at University College, London is studying the impact of cannabis on the brain. I went along and inhaled marijuana vapour for science.
Hatti Rex
7.2.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Indian Police Just Made Two of Its Biggest Ever Heroin Busts

Drugs worth Rs 2,700 crore were seized at the Pakistan border, while brown sugar worth Rs 100 crore was caught in Manipur.
Shamani Joshi
7.2.19
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A College Dealer Explains Why Snapchat Is So Great for Selling Weed

"I serve to some real stoners who I think are in college for the sole purpose of being able to buy pot from me."
Seth Ferranti
7.1.19
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