Africa Is Going Through an Opioid Crisis, But It's Not What You Think
Labourers are taking counterfeit pills in order to work longer hours.
The Obvious Problem with Using Children as Drug Gang Informants
This week, the Home Office fought a children's charity in court to defend police use of child spies in infiltrating county lines gangs – and won.
These Are the Radical Roots of British Gay Pride
The activists who started UK Pride are demanding a return to its revolutionary roots.
The War on Drugs Is Inseparable from US Imperialism
Much of the world used to treat drug addiction as a health issue, not a criminal one. And then America got its way.
I’ve Seen the Future of Legal Weed, and It's Cool But Weird
The green economy is about to boom.
Art from the Frontline of the War on Drugs
We spoke to the executive producer of the Museum of Drug Policy.
Weird Court Cases
I'm a Human Man Being Sued By a Monkey
Photographer David Slater is locked in a weird and complicated copyright battle involving Wikipedia, PETA and a macaque named Naruto.
Hold On, Can Smoking Weed Actually Make You Gay?
Exploring the effect cannabis can supposedly have on sexuality.
A Therapist, Lawyer, and Sex Worker Explain What Actually Counts as Cheating
We also spoke to a philosopher and some polyamorous people for good measure.
The Story of Mephedrone, the Party Drug That Boomed and Went Bust
In 2010 it was the UK's fourth favourite substance; nowadays it's used almost exclusively on the chemsex scene.
Is It Possible to Cure Prejudice and Racism?
We spoke to a researcher who found a very simple method when it comes to battling discrimination.
Heroin, Psychedelics, and PTSD: The People Who Self-Medicate with Illegal Drugs
According to a number of studies, around two-thirds of problematic drug users report childhood physical or sexual abuse. These figures need to be taken seriously.