Australia Today

Australians Take $9 Billion Worth of Drugs a Year, According to Poo Samples

The latest wastewater results reveal the true extent of Australia's passion for getting high.
Gavin Butler
6 hours ago

How Brexit Will Shape Britain's Drug Supply

Will leaving the EU stop drugs making it into the UK? Well, no – and this is why.
Mike Power

I Did a Load of Cocaine Completely Sober, for Science

You only ever do it when you're drunk, for a good reason – it is not an enjoyable drug without an alcohol buffer.
Mac Hackett

US Teens are Vaping More Than Ever, but Using Other Drugs Way Less

Of high school seniors, 37.3 percent reported that they had vaped in the last year — a near 10 percent jump from last year’s survey by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Rex Santus

This Is How Coke, Ecstasy and Meth Would Be Legally Sold

It's happening with cannabis. But how would a world of legal stimulants work?
Emily Goddard
War on Drugs

The cops have a suitcase packed with $1.3 million in cocaine in case anyone was looking for it

The suitcase arrived from Quito, Ecuador, and was packed with stacks of 38 cocaine bricks.
Rex Santus

What You Need to Know About Combining Cocaine and Alcohol

While common, the combination of the two drugs can be toxic and highly dangerous.
Julie Stewart

How Long Does Cocaine Show Up in a Drug Test?

The answer could depend on whether they're testing urine or hair.
Nick Keppler

This Photographer Captured the World of Cocaine Farmers in Colombia

Deep in the Colombian jungle, Mads Nissen documented the day-to-day lives of people involved in the production and trade of coke and cannabis.
Kristian Ejlebæk Nielsen
Australia Today

Australia Is Taking More Uppers Than Almost Any Other Country

Overall, Australians are estimated to consume 1.2 tonnes of MDMA, 3 tonnes of coke, and 8.3 tonnes of meth every year.
Gavin Butler
Australia Today

Twenty Kilos of Cocaine has been Found Floating off an Australian Beach

The brick of coke was discovered by kayakers, and has an estimated street value of $7 million.
Gavin Butler
Menk, by John Doran

Why Does Everything Remind Me of Taking Cocaine?

Playing a game of chess against my son, I was transported back 20 years, to a house where I'd go to score cocaine and sometimes smoke crack.
John Doran