Silicon Valley Is Spending Millions Trying to Synthesize THC From Yeast
Startups are growing THC, CBD, and "unnatural cannabinoids" from yeast. But some scientists say yeast-grown compounds will never compete with the real plant.
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Watch This Slug Risk His Life to Smoke a Spliff
Blaze it little buddy.
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What It’s Like To Deal Drugs In a Country With the Harshest Penalties In the World
Thousands of Filipino citizens have been killed in President Duterte's violent war on drugs. VICE meets a local dealer to learn why anyone would run the huge risk of selling when your life is literally on the line.
I Got an MRI While Stoned to See What My Brain Looked Like
A research team at University College, London is studying the impact of cannabis on the brain. I went along and inhaled marijuana vapour for science.
Turns Out Celebrities Aren't That Great at Selling Weed
Snoop Dogg, Ghostface Killah and … Martha Stewart? As the legal weed market expands, brands want famous faces to flog their products, even if they’ve never smoked a joint in their life.
Sniffer Dogs and The Dickhead Tax: The Secrets of Festival Drug Dealers
"I charge different amounts to different people. If you're a complete knob, I'll take the piss."
How the 1 Percent Gets High
Wealthy stoners are skipping $750 bongs in favor of cannabis consultants and heirloom weed.
Drug Dealers Tell Us How to Spot a Sucker
We asked a few drug dealers how they decide which customers they're going to scam.
We Asked People Who've Never Smoked Weed What They Think it'd Feel Like
"I think it’d be a 'go with the flow' type feeling. I'd be sitting against a wall, my eyes half closed, I'd feel numb and soft like a cloud—maybe I'd be wearing a beanie?"
Jesus Would Have Been Cool with Weed, Says 'Christian Cannabis' Pastor
Craig Gross launched a new website to have a conversation with other evangelicals about using pot.
When You're a Weed Trimmer, Everything You Eat Tastes Like Weed
The job means you’re removed from society and have to cook with limited resources—and you never quite get all the kief off your fingers.
The 'Wild West' of Weed Is Dying Out. Here's What's Replacing It
Working in cannabis used to be a crime, but now it's looking like a real career, complete with benefits.
Danielle Simone Brand