Possession

Australia Today

South Australia Is No Longer the Chill, Weed Loving State

Possession fines are set to quadruple.
Wendy Syfret
7.2.18
Drugs

Police Had 'Never Seen Anything Like It'—Epic Number Of Drugs Seized at Sydney Festival

Cops at Midnight Mafia Music Festival identified 187 people with drugs, including a 21-year-old with 1,600 caps.
Wendy Syfret
5.7.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Questions for the Woman Who Said Wind Blew a Bag of Coke into Her Purse

Were you watching 'American Beauty' recently, or what?
River Donaghey
4.9.18
VICE TONIC

LSD's Health Benefits Convince Norway to Relax Punishment For Possession

While the rest of the world continues to resist.
Zachary Siegel
10.10.17
VICE vs Video games

Discovering the Ghostly Truth Behind the Haunted Happenings of ‘Oxenfree’

I spoke to a flesh-and-blood paranormal investigator about Night School's indie game spooks.
Mike Diver
1.18.16
Photo

Photos of the Things Left Behind by Refugees Fleeing Their Homes Forever

Photojournalist Harrison Bruhn has documented the belongings left behind by families in the hopes to shed light on peoples' connections to personal objects.
Harrison Bruhn
1.15.16
Narcomania

How Did Ireland's Drug Policy Suddenly Get So Progressive?

The Irish minister in charge of the national drugs strategy advocates both heroin injecting rooms and the decriminalization of drug possession for personal amounts.
Max Daly
11.3.15
Stuff

What to Do If You Get Busted for Drugs at an Australian Festival

A bit of knowledge will make a big difference when facing the ultimate comedown.
Dan Nulley
10.15.15
Travel

Visiting the Massage Parlor in Thailand That Only Employs Ex-Cons

The Chiang Mai Women's Massage Center by Ex-Prisoners helps female inmates transition back into the real world—and for $5, it gives one of the best massages in the country.
Beau Flemister
8.24.15
News

Four of Australia's Five Most Over-Crowded Prisons Are in the One State

Queensland has the most overcrowded prison system in the country.
Luke Williams
4.1.15
Stuff

This Sydney Law Firm Targets Drug Users on Facebook

If you're between 18 to 30 and like a few music-related Facebook pages, you may have seen an ad saying "Busted with possession or supply of drugs at Field Day? Call Sydney's best drug lawyers!"
Mitch Parker
1.13.15
News

Police Keep Raiding Australia's Cannabis Capital

Tourists come by the truckload to Nimbin, New South Wales, to score pot, and many locals have no trouble with the cottage drug industry. Nevertheless, the authorities are cracking down on dealers. What gives?
Paul Gregoire
9.18.14