'Ban Alcohol or We Won't Vote': Rural Women in South India Warn Political Leaders
Reeling from the consequences of rampant alcoholism among men in rural areas, many women in the south Indian state of Karnataka are protesting using their vote.
The World's Other Opioid Crisis
How the war on drugs forces sick, poor people to die in unnecessary agony.
Canada’s New Weed Minister Is a Cop
Bill Blair, former Toronto police chief, is now officially in charge of cannabis legalization.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Auckland Police Make Arrests in Synthetic Cannabis Raid
Tuesday's police operation saw three people arrested and a "significant" amount of the drug seized.
The Soviet Posters Meant to Keep Russians from Drinking
Russia's 1985 ban on alcohol proved disastrous for the economy, but it was a great time for lovers of beautiful anti-alcohol posters.
We Spent 419 with the Man Organising Australia's Biggest 420 Picnic
The guy behind Melbourne's peaceful protest explains what drew him to weed activism.
How Canada's Opioid Crisis is Challenging the Stigma of Heroin Use
Fentanyl is changing everything we thought we knew about drugs and who uses them.
How I Brewed My Own Booze and Became an Alcoholic in Jail
"I've seen blokes throw up as soon as they see it, let alone smelling or drinking the shit."
VICE Asks: What Are The Ethics of Getting High?
Other than torrenting "Game of Thrones" taking drugs is one of the most common illegal things we do. But it's also incredibly divisive, and in our eagerness to either celebrate or vilify drug use, we often sweep the ethics aside.
How Legal Highs Changed During My 25 Years of Selling Them
An interview with the man who owned the UK's biggest legal high wholesale business.
Everything You Need to Know About What Happened at the UN Drug Convention
What could have been a chance for the world to take a progressive approach to drugs ended up as a huge waste of time.
How Football Survives on Islamic State’s Turf
Football is effectively banned in areas controlled by the Islamic State group. Nevertheless, the sport survives among defiant locals – and even some foreign jihadis.