Drug Laws


After Planet 13, Marijuana Tourism Will Never Be the Same

Nevada's largest dispensary and superstore will feature flying orbs, a laser graffiti wall, and an experience where customers will be "overwhelmed by the aesthetics."
Luke Winkie

A Lawyer Explains Why You Should Never Eat Your Drugs to Avoid Arrest

"Don't turn a Class B into a felony / By tampering with evidence / Don't be a dumbass / Don't destroy your stash."
Jay Stephens
tea time with t. kid

Tea Time with T. Kid: Burning 24-Karat Golden Blunt Wraps with a Weed Reporter

In the first episode of our new podcast 'Tea Time with T. Kid,' the titular host and weed expert drinks some tea and tests out some fancy blunt wraps with cannabis writer David Bienenstock.
T. Kid

​What It’s Like to Get a Medical Marijuana Card as an Ex-Convict

"I've been locked up for a nickel bag of weed before, so to be able to walk around without the fear of the police bothering you is great. Getting weed [legally] is like a blessing."
Seth Ferranti

We Asked an Expert How Easy It Is to Make Poppers

A chemistry undergrad could figure it out pretty easily.
Hannah Ewens
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Native American Tribe Just Panicked and Burned All Its Weed

The South Dakota tribe planned to open a marijuana resort, but then freaked out about the possibility of a federal raid and burned all of the marijuana.
Michael Cuby
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Bernie Sanders Just Introduced a Bill to End the Federal Ban on Marijuana

It's like he really wants to be president or something.
Mike Pearl

Why Doesn’t Anyone Produce Cocaine in Australia?

With an average gram costing $200, it's not like there's a lack of demand.
Charlie Braithwaite
America Incarcerated

How Drug Trafficking Conspiracy Laws Put Regular People in Prison for Life

If you rub elbows with big-time drug dealers, you can get sentenced to decades behind bars thanks to laws passed at the height of the drug panic in the 1980s.
Justin Glawe
America Incarcerated

Heroin, Murder, and the New Front in the War on Drugs

When heroin users die from an overdose, some prosecutors pursue full-fledged murder charges against the dealers or friends who provided the drugs. Possible sentences include life without parole.
Daniel Denvir

The 2015 Cannabis World Congress Was So Square It Was Accidentally an Anti-Drug PSA

Nothing is more suspect than a man in a suit talking about drugs.
Jeff Weiss

What Should Black Lives Matter Do with All That Power?

The movement has become a major political force in the Democratic presidential race. Now, Black Lives Matter is at a crossroads.