drug policy

Drugs

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."
Emily Green
8.21.19
Drugs

Ohioans Have Lost More Than 1 Million Years of Life Due to the Opioid Crisis: Report

A new report made the discovery after analyzing overdose deaths from 2009-2018.
Manisha Krishnan
7.18.19
Weed

Why is Canadian Weed Ending Up in Hong Kong?

More than 137 kilograms of weed, most of it from Canada, have been sent via airmail to Hong Kong in the last three months.
Lex Celera
4.25.19
Drugs

The Truth About Drug Dealers Lacing Cocaine with Fentanyl

Authorities have spoken out about the threat of fentanyl in recreational drugs, but there's reason to believe their claims are overblown.
Max Daly
4.5.19
News

Advocates Warn That Ontario’s Cuts to Overdose Prevention Sites Will Lead to More Deaths

Doug Ford’s government announced on Friday it was scaling back funding for overdose prevention services as opioid deaths continue to skyrocket.
Rachel Browne
4.1.19
Drugs

Meth-related deaths are rising across Canada

A VICE News analysis shows an increase in overdose deaths linked to meth, and police seizures of the stimulant over the last five years.
Rachel Browne
3.13.19
Drugs

A Woman Faces Life in Prison for Sharing Drugs in Jail

A 22-year-old woman overdosed and died in jail. A 24-year-old faces first-degree murder charges. Did the system fail them both?
Tana Ganeva
3.11.19
crime

Convicts Explain Why They Would Rather Be in Prison Than Wear an Ankle Monitor

"It was hard for me to live a normal life as a parent. I needed to go back to prison to get some peace and quiet."
Johanne Ramskov Erichsen
3.8.19
Drugs

This Is How America Is Failing Its Young Opioid Generation

Jeremy was young and addicted. Over six years, he was let down over and over again by the very system that was meant to help him.
Jack Dodson
1.7.19
Opioids

More young people are dying of overdoses in Canada

Harm reduction advocates are calling for youth-specific supervised drug consumption sites.
Rachel Browne
11.20.18
Medicinal Cannabis

Medicinal Cannabis Is Legal in the UK – Here's What Comes Next

A new study reveals widespread support for the further relaxation of cannabis laws, with MPs telling VICE that recreational weed could be a possibility under a new Conservative leader.
Mattha Busby
11.1.18
drug policy

The opioid crisis has caused life expectancy to drop in B.C.

Canada's chief public health officer says the trend is likely to extend across the country.
Steven Zhou
10.24.18
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