decriminalisation

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Malaysia Plans to Decriminalise Drug Possession for Personal Use

However, this does not mean that the country that carries the death penalty for drug trafficking is legalising drugs.
Dhvani Solani
7.4.19
sex work

Why British Sex Workers Will Keep Pushing for Full Decriminalisation

We spoke to The English Collective of Prostitutes about their new 'Make All Women Safe’ campaign, which takes aim at legislation that coerces women into working alone.
Jake Hall
3.19.19
crime

What Would Drug Dealers Do If All Drugs Were Legalised?

In a UK where legal narcotics were tightly regulated, would former dealers move into other areas of crime, or pack it all in?
Nick Chester
7.24.17
Weed Week

What a Legal Weed Market Would Look Like in the UK

Speaking to experts and campaigners about what to expect from a country filled with regulated cannabis.
Ali Cedar
4.19.17
Drugs

Former Head of the AFP Calls for Australia to Decriminalise Drugs

"We cannot hope to nanny ourselves out of risk," says Mick Palmer, who was Australia's top cop between 1994 and 2001.
Maddison Connaughton
3.20.17
NEW ZEALAND

The Mundanity of Being a Dominatrix in New Zealand

What it's like working in one of the most liberal sex industries in the world—hour by hour.
Sasha Borissenko
12.21.16
News

VICE Exclusive: Immigration Officers Are Targeting Sex Workers in the UK's Only 'Legal Red Light District'

Some sex workers who thought they were safe are now languishing in detention centres.
Frankie Mullin
11.3.16
News

Will This Week's UN General Assembly Accept the War on Drugs Has Failed?

On Tuesday 193 member states of the UN will convene in New York to discuss drugs. Sadly, their draft document indicates they're still hung up on backwards policies.
Paul Gregoire
4.18.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

An Australian Doctor Has Vowed to Start Testing Pills at Festivals

Dr Alex Wodak has said, "I am prepared to break the law to save young people's lives."
VICE Staff
2.29.16
Stuff

Answering Every Question You Could Possibly Have About Australia in 2016

2016 is going to be a big year of change in Australia. We've peered into the future to explain what's in store for you and everyone else.
Hannah Scholte
12.15.15
Stuff

​We Asked an Expert What Would Happen If the UK Decriminalized All Drugs

The UN was apparently about to release a report advising exactly that this week before suddenly changing its mind.
Joe Goodman
10.22.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Is the United Nations About to Call for the Decriminalization of All Drugs?

Richard Branson just posted an embargoed document from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime that urges governments to ease off on the prosecution and imprisonment of drug users.
Joe Goodman
10.19.15
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