Drug Use


Malaysia’s Police Force Has A Drug Problem

It’s not just civilians who are succumbing to drug use in the country.


Man Arrested After Filling Hotel Bath with Potatoes During Five-Day MDMA Binge

“It felt like the right thing to do at the time.”


More Drug Users Are Intentionally Using Fentanyl Amid Overdose Crisis, Study Finds

The way we think about harm reduction and fentanyl should change, Canadian researchers suggest.


No One Wants You to Fall in Love After Rehab

You’re too fragile. Intimacy is a trigger. It’s simply switching addictions from a drug to a person. So when you do meet someone, how do you know your feelings won’t doom you both?


Life After Heroin Is Beautiful and Boring

One of the hardest lessons around being sober is learning to appreciate the ordinary, the mundane, the normal.


Getting Sober Means Learning to Feel Bad

Heroine is an escape, a relief, a safe space. Giving it up means facing all the fear, rage, and terror you’ve been running from.


Who Am I Without Drugs? Imagining Life After Rehab

“My identity had become so entwined with heroin that I had normalised it. It was only occasionally, in a moment of clarity, that I realised just how abnormal being a heroin addict was.”


Another Wicked Camper Van Banned, This Time For an Oral Sex Joke

The rental was emblazoned with the slogan, "Oral sex: it’s a great last minute gift."


Why So Many Young Brits Are Smoking Crack

The past year has seen a huge 30 percent rise in people under-25 seeking treatment for the drug.


Melbourne's Drug Rehab Waiting List Is So Long, People Are Moving to the NT

The shortage of publicly-funded rehab beds in Victoria is driving people to move interstate. But for people struggling with addiction, like Kane, it's not easy.


Tokyo Is the Most Expensive Place in the World to Buy Weed

A gram of cannabis in Tokyo will set you back $40 according to the 2018 Cannabis Price Index.


Brewing Cannabis Oil With a Black Market Pharmacist

Medicinal weed might be legal in Australia, but for a range of frustrating reasons making this tincture wasn't.