Vice Guide to Right Now
More Than 100 Apply for the Job of a Hangman in Sri Lanka
Including an American.
Burmese Opium Farmers Make the Best Rice Wine
U Mint Aung, village chief of a tiny community in the opium fields of Eastern Myanmar brings out a clay pot brimming with multi-coloured grains. The thing looks like a trendy smoothie. But it’s home-brewed rice wine.
Nathan A. Thompson
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Opium-Addicted Parrots Keep Raiding Poppy Farms in India
Poppy farmers are being forced to guard their crops against the drug-addled birds, who get high off the narcotic effects of the plant.
We Toured Darwin's Worst-Rated Nightclubs: 2018!
If you like beer in plastic cups—Darwin.
These Rogue Foreigners Ruled the Streets of 1930s Shanghai
Gambling, drugs, you name it. "There was so much money being made that there wasn't a need to kill a lot of people."
Inside Myanmar's Surprisingly Harsh Heroin Rehab Centres
One person per household uses heroin in Myanmar's most northernly region, and a coalition of religious types have banded together to tackle the problem.
From the Mountains to the Mailbox: I Spent a Weekend with a Deep Web Drug Dealer
And watched firsthand how an online drug empire is run.
This Is What It's Really Like to Be One of the Biggest Drug Lords On Silk Road
"Ace" has made a fortune as boss of the notorious Scurvy Crew.
Opium Has Ravaged This Indian Village for Seven Decades
Since British colonialists introduced the drug in the 40s, opium has destroyed the village of Longwa and eroded most of its social and political structures.
Legal Weed in Australia
How to Become a Legal Weed Grower in Victoria
Victoria is becoming the first Australian state to legalize medical marijuana, and the government is planning to grow the bud locally.
Notes from Afghanistan’s Most Dangerous Province
Ben Anderson went to Afghanistan's most violent province, Helmand, to see how things are going since the withdrawal of American and British infantry troops 18 months ago.
Tracing France's History in the Heroin Trade
We met the daughter of notorious French drug trafficker Gaëtan Zampa in Marseille to talk about her relationship with her father and the city's history as a drug smuggling port.
Kevin EG Perry