HEROIN

Drugs

The Doctor Treating Heroin Addiction With Heroin

Dr. Christian Plattner wants to encourage more medical specialists to use diamorphine to treat severe addictions.
Lidia Polito
9.17.18
Drugs

A Massive Underground Drug Tunnel to Mexico Was Found Underneath an Abandoned KFC

Feds stumbled upon the underground passageway after cops busted the building's owner with meth, coke, heroin, and fentanyl.
Drew Schwartz
8.24.18
Drugs

My Father Died, And Then I Fell in Love With Heroin

When my dad passed away, anything good-intentioned, selfless or purposeful in me died along with him.
Emily J. Sullivan
8.13.18
the opioid crisis

Juggalos Tell Us How They’ve Been Affected by the Opioid Crisis

What we learned about a health crisis at the recent Gathering of the Juggalos.
Allison Tierney
8.3.18
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

Welcome to Rehab

“I am tired of the putrid stench of sweat and the overwhelming compulsion to use, use, use because if I don’t, I will die.”
Hannah Brooks
8.3.18
Drugs

Confessions of an Addict

In this new series, writer Hannah Brooks reflects on addiction, recovery and relapse.
Hannah Brooks
7.20.18
Drugs

The Former Home of Heroin Has Become a Luxury Rehab Hub

Chiang Mai used to be at the centre of the Golden Triangle; now, it's full of facilities offering £8,000 rehab packages.
Robyn Wilson
7.18.18
true crime

These Rogue Foreigners Ruled the Streets of 1930s Shanghai

Gambling, drugs, you name it. "There was so much money being made that there wasn't a need to kill a lot of people."
Seth Ferranti
6.21.18
Opioids

An Opioid Popularized by a Nazi Doctor Is Ravaging Africa

The former director of the drug enforcement agency in Nigeria estimated in 2016 that seven in ten boys were using the drug.
Ben Westhoff
5.18.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cops Seized a Bag of Human Cremains Because They Thought It Was Heroin

In some kind of 'Nathan for You' episode come to life.
River Donaghey
4.27.18
Narcomania

How City Drug Gangs First Used Teens to Take Over British Towns

The "going country" phenomenon isn't as new as many like to make out. Here is the inside story of the first "county lines" gangs, nearly 20 years ago.
Max Daly
4.24.18
Books

The 'Trainspotting' Gang Takes Another Dark Turn in Irvine Welsh's New Book

It's time to catch up with Sick Boy, Mark Renton, Spud, and Begbie.
Seth Ferranti
3.29.18