METH

Cartel Chronicles

How One of Mexico's Biggest Cartels Is Trying to Dominate the Country's Wildest West

In a shift in the drug war, Cártel Jalisco Nueva Generación is convincing self-defense groups representing southwestern Mexico's rural poor to fight the government.
Deborah Bonello
5.31.19
High Wire

Fentanyl Speedballs Are the Latest Disturbing Trend in America's Opioid Crisis

Deliberately mixing the powerful and deadly drug with stimulants like coke and meth is one (dangerous) way users are adjusting to a new market.
Maia Szalavitz
4.25.19
Drugs

A Florida Woman Faced Ten Years for 'Meth' She Said Was 'Just a Rock'

The case highlights a sheriff's department with a history of misconduct and a central role in the recent prostitution bust that ensnared Patriots owner Robert Kraft.
Meg O'Connor
3.26.19
Drugs

Changing the Way We Think About Meth

As opioids have been under the spotlight for years, new programs dedicated to the drug are popping up in Toronto in response to rising rates of meth use.
Rachel Browne
3.18.19
Drugs

America Is Now One of the Most Expensive Places on Earth to Get High

According to a recent report, the price of a "basket" of drugs went up about 40 percent. We asked an expert what was going on.
Allie Conti
3.1.19
News

Cartel Was Smuggling Meth Into Canada in Ford Cars Built in Mexico, Police Say

Police seized 180kg of meth, valued at about $4-million, found in new vehicles shipped into Canada from a Mexican Ford factory.
Rachel Browne
2.28.19
Deportation

The Fate of Tonga’s Criminal Returnees

We talked to criminal deportees who have little support to prevent them from reverting to a life of crime.
James Borrowdale
2.8.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Woman Spent Months in Jail Because Cops Thought Her Old Cotton Candy Was Meth

Just to be clear: Not meth. Cotton candy.
River Donaghey
11.26.18
crime

A Man Allegedly Sexually Assaulted a Dying Beaver and Let’s Just Burn This World Down

I want off this planet.
Manisha Krishnan
9.6.18
Drugs

Why Some Meth and DMT Users Are Using Vapes

There’s little research on the safety of vaping drugs beyond nicotine and cannabis, but that hasn’t stopped people from trying.
Richard Greenhill
8.30.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Some Drug Smugglers Hid 500 Pounds of Meth Inside Disney Figurines

The DEA made the alarming discovery after cracking open hundreds of wax figures of Pluto, Donald Duck, and Winnie the Pooh.
Adam Forrest
4.11.18
Stuff

Which Is the Coolest Drug?

Drowning before your time, face down in an opiate-induced septic tank of your own vomit is waaaay cooler than dying of boring, old pancreatic cancer anyway, right? Natural causes might be nature's course, but it won't get you on many tributes.
VICE Staff
1.19.18
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