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psychedelics

The Dramatic Story of How Denver Decriminalized Mushrooms

With a little help from Joe Rogan and the youth vote, the almost unthinkable happened—and set the stage for reform nationwide.
Alex Norcia
5.9.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Unsurprisingly, Someone Almost Got Axed at an Axe-Throwing Bar

This footage is straight out of 'Final Destination.'
River Donaghey
4.9.19
immigration

ICE's Rapid Expansion Has Led to Chickenpox, Quarantines, and Desperation

Lawyers say that one detention facility run by a private prison company has been beset by health crises and isn't even properly licensed.
Meredith Hoffman
2.25.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Guy Who Fought Off a Mountain Lion Finally Told His Side of the Story

"I will never be able to live up to the reputation."
River Donaghey
2.15.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Store Owner's Anti-Kaepernick Boycott Cost Him His Entire Business

"Perhaps there are more Brandon Marshall and Colin Kaepernick supporters out there than I realized."
River Donaghey
2.14.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Guy Got Attacked by a Mountain Lion and Killed It with His Bare Hands

"Everyone is baffled and impressed. He had no weapons, no knives or trekking poles with him. How did he do it?"
Drew Schwartz
2.5.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Why the Hell Is This Subdivision Still Named 'Swastika Acres'?

After more than a century, it looks like city officials are finally going to change it.
River Donaghey
1.19.19
Drugs

It's a Really Good Time to Be a Weed Smuggler

Legalizing marijuana has hurt the black market within those states—but opened up more possibilities for cross-state smugglers.
Hayley Fox
11.12.18
Weed

How Cities Could Lose Big If They Don’t Sell Legal Weed

Legalization is next week but some municipalities are still opposed to retail stores.
Manisha Krishnan
10.9.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Some Teens Robbed a Pot Shop and Wound Up with a Bunch of Oregano

Cops say they plowed into a dispensary with a van and escaped in a getaway car—all for some literal herb.
Drew Schwartz
9.27.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Enjoy This Soothing Video of Port-a-Potties Being Ripped from the Earth

One of man's most wretched creations gets its karmic comeuppance.
Lauren Messman
6.18.18
Noisey News About the News

Let's Watch Ryan Adams Do the Weather Forecast in Denver

He was fascinated by the green screen.
Alex Robert Ross
6.14.18
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