pills

The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

The Dangers of Marketing Addictive Drugs

New findings about the pressure to sell OxyContin reveal a lot about the opioid crisis.
VICE Staff
1.31.19
High Wire

Big Pharma's Opioid Greed Was Even Worse Than We Thought

"The Sackler family is just as shameless, and only marginally less ruthless, than the drug cartels."
Maia Szalavitz
9.13.18
Drugs

Girl Leaves Drugs in Friend's Shoes, Sells Shoes to Stranger

"I had the worst thought of u taking them on holiday and being caught with them n felt sooo bad hahah"
Mac Hackett
2.27.18
Drugs

Fake Prescription Pills Are a Threat to Our Generation

Lil Peep died from an accidental overdose believed to have been caused by fentanyl and Xanax.
Allison Tierney
12.20.17
New music

St. Vincent Just Dropped "Pills," Another 'MASSEDUCTION' Preview

Her signature riffs are out in full force, thank god.
Lauren O'Neill
10.10.17
Safe Sesh

Festival Drug Deaths Don't Need to Happen

Another suspected drug-related death at Bestival is a tragic reminder of how avoidable drug harms can be.
Jamie Clifton
9.13.17
Remembering Things

25 Years of "Ebeneezer Goode": Were the Es Really That Good Though?

It’s been a quarter of a century since The Shamen dropped our national drug anthem, so we spoke to some ex-pillheads about it.
Daisy Jones
8.24.17
Safe Sesh

Everything You Need to Know About Mixing MDMA and Antidepressants

It's difficult to get high when on SSRIs, but is trying to do so actually doing you any damage?
Hannah Ewens
7.18.17
thump news

Most Ecstasy-Related Harm Caused by Preventable Behaviors, Study Finds

This year’s Global Drug Survey found an increase in the number of people seeking medical treatment for ecstasy-related causes.
Anna Codrea-Rado
5.24.17
Features

We Spoke to the Artist Carving Massive Ecstasy Pills Out of Limestone

Daniel Davis has been sculpting stone pingers since British rave's golden era.
Kyle MacNeill
5.2.17
crime

How Two Teens Used the Baltimore Riots to Start an ‘Uber of Drug-Dealing’

A new book shows how Freddie Gray's death—and the unrest that followed—presented an opportunity for young dealers.
Seth Ferranti
1.25.17
obamacare

Will Trump Follow Through on His Promise to Reduce Drug Prices?

The president-elect told the media he wanted the government to be able to negotiate with pharma companies. But would that even make medicine cheaper?
Mike Pearl
1.12.17
0106