METH

Drugs

Exclusive NYPD Data Reveals Just How Much Fentanyl Is in Cocaine

Big claims have been made about the infiltration of fentanyl into America's cocaine supply. So we got some hard data.
Max Daly
7.30.19
Drugs & Crime

The Tragic Story of Rick Turner's Descent into Meth, Prison, and Death

He barely missed out on recent criminal justice reforms. Then his situation behind bars took a terrifying turn.
Tana Ganeva
7.12.19
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
fentanyl

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
fentanyl

A record-breaking amount of fentanyl was seized — at a legal border crossing

Officers discovered the drugs in an 18-wheeler carting cucumbers from Mexico.
Emma Ockerman
1.31.19
press conference

6 falsehoods Trump recycled to sell his border wall on primetime TV

“This is a crisis of the heart and a crisis of the soul,” the president said in his short speech Tuesday night.
Rex Santus
1.9.19
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
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