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  • The Cannabis Republic of Uruguay

    VICE correspondent Krishna Andavolu heads over to Uruguay to see how the country is adjusting to a legally regulated marijuana market. Along the way, he meets up with Uruguay's president, José Mujica, to burn one down and talk about the president's...

  • These Drugs Were Scripts Before They Hit the Streets

    Hamilton Morris recently investigated how an antiretroviral drug used to treat HIV became part of a drug epidemic. Here's some other drugs that can still be...

  • World Cannabis Week: Big Marijuana Industry Show

    Before long, 80% of the companies here will be out of business, but right now you can see them all swinging for the fences.

  • Jamaican Bud Business

    Jamaica's first medicinal marijuana company, Medicanja, launched this year against a backdrop of reinvigorated debate around ganja law reform among leading policymakers.

  • Swazi Gold

    Hamilton Morris travels to Swaziland hoping to chemically analyze the cannabinoids present in some of the local strains. Instead, he finds a country steeped in political corruption and economic turmoil.

  • Stoned Kids

    We went to the small town of Pendleton, Oregon, to visit Mykayla Comstock, an eight-year-old leukemia patient who takes massive amounts of weed to treat her illness. Her family, and many people we met along the way, believe that pot can literally...

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  • Kings of Cannabis

    You might not know who Arjan Roskam is, but you've probably smoked his weed. In 1992 he opened his first coffee shop in Amsterdam and has since crafted his marijuana-breeding skills into a market-savvy empire known as Green House Seed Company, which...

  • Butane Hash Oil

    Butane hash oil is made by blasting marijuana with butane, a solvent that takes all the THC with it and nothing else. Evaporating away the butane leaves only the resin, a viscous, amber-colored, waxy substance that can get you extremely stoned. Alas...

  • Infinite Daps Tour: Top 10 Tour Bus Tracks

    What Baauer & Co. blaze to on the road, including Busta, Purity RIng, and Trippy Turtle.

  • The Flatbush Zombies Consider Themselves Better Off Dead

    We caught up with the Brooklyn trio and talked about the last year of their life—and of course, drugs.

  • BC Bud

    With a reported value of over six billion dollars, it’s no secret that pot in British Columbia is big business. However, due to the recent legalization of weed in Washington and Colorado and the draconian laws, the entire industry is suddenly facing an...

  • We Got High with Snoop Lion

    This week, Snoop Dogg dropped a historic announcement on the world: His new name is Snoop Lion and now he's a reggae star. VICE's Wilbert L. Cooper was there to chat up the crowd, meet the players, and burn down some trees with Snoop.