narcotics

8.19.19

Gujarat Is the New ‘Favourite’ Route for Pakistani Cartels Smuggling Drugs to the West

“If a fisherman brings five kgs of heroin along with 500 kgs of fish in his boat, it is very difficult to catch him.”

8.30.18

Why Some Ice and DMT Users Are Using Vapes

There’s little research on the safety of vaping drugs beyond nicotine and cannabis, but that hasn’t stopped people from trying.

8.23.18

Brujeria's Gory Deathgrind Debut Inspired a Generation of Latinx Metalheads

25 years later, Latinx band members past and present look back on 'Matando Güeros,' the group’s unflinching 1993 Satanic narco-grind LP.

7.17.18

China is Using Mass Pee and Poo Surveillance to Police Illegal Drug Use

Police in dozens of Chinese cities are sifting through human waste to track narcotics rings and drug programs.

10.31.17

Rose McGowan Says Arrest Warrant Is an Attempt to 'Silence' Her

The actress and outspoken Harvey Weinstein accuser called the warrant for felony drug possession "a load of horseshit."

4.13.17

We Watched the Victorian Police Raid a Growhouse

They seized $100,000 worth of weed from a suburban home.

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8.9.16

Can You Reverse the Horrible Long-Term Effects of Drugs with Exercise, Food, and Vitamins?

We went through a few of the world's favourite substances—booze, weed, coke, MDMA, NOS, and ketamine—to examine how you can mitigate the damage they cause to your body.

6.13.16

Why Do the British Love Ketamine So Much?

Most American recreational drug users turn up their noses at the drug known as special k, but in the UK, it's become fully integrated into the country's party scene.

2.28.16

What McDonald's and Walmart Can Teach Drug Cartels

Writer Tom Wainwright's latest book Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel looks at the drug trade as if it were a legal business, finding common ground between the underworld and legitimate corporations.

2.25.16

Did Australia Just Legalise Marijuana to Avoid Embarrassment?

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

10.22.15

A Brief History of Meth

How an experimental asthma remedy became one of the world's most feared drugs.

7.14.15

Why Are London Cops So Worried About Laughing Gas?

For Lambeth council, clamping down on NOS canister litter is an easier win that focusing on the borough's real drug issues.

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