Nimbin Is No Longer Australia’s Weed Capital

With dozens of drug arrests in the last year alone, the town has become a pretty bad place to get high.


In Honour of 420, Here Are VICE Australia's Best Weed Stories From the Last Six Months

I was worried I wouldn't be able to find any stories about marijuana in the archives. Turns out, there are heaps.


Did Australia Just Legalise Marijuana to Avoid Embarrassment?

After the stoner sloth ads, legalising weed is a bit like buying a leather jacket.


Australia Will Probably Have a Medicinal Weed Industry as of Today

The Turnbull government expects to pass legislation today legalising cannabis for medical and scientific purposes.


Justin Trudeau Gave Canadians Very High Hopes for Weed Legalization This Year

It's been a very good year for stoners in Canada.


We Asked Random People for Unqualified Predictions About 2016

Maybe humanity will get its shit together, maybe it won't, maybe this rock we call home will keep spinning for billions of years and this year, like all other, will be essentially meaningless.


What’s the Deal with Greening Out?

Overindulging on weed will make you feel a special kind of terror. We asked a doctor why.


Hanging Out with Helpful Stoners at Australia's MardiGrass Festival

The Polite Force helps control traffic, block roads for parades, and make sure people don't get too freaked out by the real cops when they're too stoned to function.


Hemp Is a Superfood but Not in Australia?

Hemp is cheap, healthy, easy to grow, and carbon negative. But it still won't be in Australian supermarket anytime soon.


Why Is Pot Illegal in Australia?

As in other places, marijuana users and some former law enforcement officers have called for legalization in Australia, but the country is lagging behind the US when it comes to weed reform.


How Canadian Doctors Approach Prescribing Weed for Pain and Anxiety

Is the Canadian government making it too hard for pain and anxiety sufferers to get their hands on medicine that could help them?