The Story of a Black-Out Benzo Addict
The blissful escape of benzodiazepines helped me cope with depression and anxiety, but my life ended up falling apart around me.
The Long, Strange History of Psychotropic Drugs in America
From insane asylums to Lithium and Prozac to a future that may be increasingly about mushrooms and LSD.
How Xanax Became the British Teenager's Drug of Choice
With counterfeit Xans readily available on the dark web, a generation of teenagers have found out the hard way that the pills aren't as easygoing as they first thought.
Going After Weed in the Middle of a Deadly Opioid Crisis Is Insane
Jeff Sessions just unleashed federal prosecutors despite a massive amount of evidence that weed is associated with fewer fatal overdoses.
What Trump's National Opioid Emergency Should Look Like
The president should strip away the red tape preventing people from getting methadone or buprenorphine, which are proven to reduce opioid overdose.
No, High Workers Aren't What's Wrong with America's Economy
Bosses keep complaining that they can't find middle-class workers with clean urine—as if that's a real reason why inequality is so high in this country.
Vice News Tonight
Inside the first court designed to keep opioid addicts alive
Jeff Sessions declares war on doctors who commit “opioid fraud”
Vice News Tonight
Chronic pain patients are suffering from Maine's strict opioid laws
Ohio lawsuit reveals jaw-dropping stats about the opioid crisis
Ontario tables balanced budget for first time in a decade
Liberals’ 2017 budget full of pre-election goodies, including free prescription drugs for anyone under 24
The Feds Are About to Stick it to Pain Patients in a Big Way
Doctors are already getting spooked out of prescribing painkillers, and new rules could make life in some of America's struggling communities even worse.