ibogaine

2.25.15

Australian Heroin Addicts Can't Use Ibogaine to Kick the Habit

Many swear by the addiction-ridding powers of the controversial psychotropic plant, but it remains banned in Australia.

7.2.14

Kicking Addiction by Going from Heroin to Methadone to Ibogaine

After 20 years of taking methadone and dabbling with heroin, David Graham Scott kicked the habit with the aid of a powerful psychedelic. Now sober, he just made a film, Iboga Nights, that documents the experience of addicts in similar spots.

5.24.13

Kicking Heroin with an Ibogaine Ceremony

Heroin is the most addictive drug on earth, and some people will do anything to kick the habit. Enter ibogaine, a drug made out of the African iboga root, whose intense, hallucinogenic properties make it a class-A felony drug. But many swear it's the...

5.17.13

A New Episode of Our TV Show Is Airing Tonight

Here at the VICE HQ we have a gigantic hourglass that we reset each week to count down the days until the next week's HBO show. It takes ten interns all heaving at once to flip it, and the chances of one of them getting pinned underneath or losing a...

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