War on Drugs

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The Man Who Led Duterte’s Brutal War on Drugs Quit Amid Claims He Took a Bribe From a Drug Trafficker

The former chief of the National Police was accused of taking a cut of a bribe from a drug trafficker that his officers allowed to escape.

10.9.19

The U.S. Military Killed Dozens of Civilians While Trying to Bomb Meth Labs, U.N. Alleges

According to a new U.N. report, a United States counternarcotics operation against alleged Afghan drug labs caused multiple child casualties. The U.S. has denied the report.

10.6.19

Panic-Driven Vape Bans Just Hit Their First Roadblock

Advocates expected a court ruling to help stem the tide of War on Drugs-style regulation across the country.

9.20.19

Seth Rogen Is Actually Doing Something About the War on Drugs

Rogen may be another white guy profiting off legal weed, but he tells VICE there's 'no way' he can ignore prohibition's racist past.

9.18.19

Behind the U.S.'s Bogus War on Taliban Drug Labs

America has spent tens of millions of dollars blowing up heroin and meth labs in Afghanistan. Except many of them are just huts.

9.11.19

The War on Drugs Is Coming for Vapes, and It's Not Going to End Well

"Making things illegal tends to make them more dangerous."

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8.22.19

These Two People Can Now Legally Use Cocaine in Mexico

A Mexican judge ruled that private use of cocaine "doesn't put one's health at great risk."

7.7.19

Enforcer of Philippines War on Drugs Defends Killing a Toddler: "Shit Happens"

Myka Ulpina was shot dead in a province near Manila last week, during a police sting operation in which her father was also killed.

6.24.19

Drug Dealers Were Caught Right Outside Duterte’s Presidential Palace

Three were caught in the act of using drugs near the country’s seat of power.

5.27.19

The Philippines' Anti-Drug Agency Wants to Ban a Rap Song it Thinks is About Weed

The agency is convinced the song is about marijuana… even when the rapper himself says it isn’t.

3.7.19
2.18.19

The Battle for Legal Medical Marijuana Hits Malaysia

A landmark decision legalizing medical weed in Thailand has some other countries questioning whether they should follow suit.

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