War on Drugs
How to Legalize Every Drug
Cocaine energy drinks, licensed psychedelics guides, and fair trade heroin could all be part of a safer legal regime.
The Battle for Legal Medical Marijuana Hits Malaysia
A landmark decision legalizing medical weed in Thailand has some other countries questioning whether they should follow suit.
How the Drug War Eats the Poor
According to a new report by the NGO Health Poverty Action, prohibition drives poverty and criminality in places like Brazil and India.
This Is How America Is Failing Its Young Opioid Generation
Jeremy was young and addicted. Over six years, he was let down over and over again by the very system that was meant to help him.
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Justin Trudeau Would Rather Renew the War on Drugs Than Deal With Its Racist Legacy
The prime minister sided with Donald Trump on drug policy just three weeks before Canada is set to legalize weed.
The War on Drugs Is Inseparable from US Imperialism
Much of the world used to treat drug addiction as a health issue, not a criminal one. And then America got its way.
The US Government Knew the War on Drugs Was Doomed from the Start
A 1967 Commission on Law Enforcement report on drugs was way ahead of its time.
A Running List of Canada’s Biggest Weed Hypocrites
These former narcs have seen the light—now that there’s billions of dollars to be made.
Nearly 300 Charges Against Weed Dispensary Workers Have Been Dropped
Toronto police say raiding dispensaries is not a waste of resources.
Cory Booker Explains Why He's Making Legal Weed His Signature Issue
The New Jersey senator and potential 2020 candidate talks about his far-reaching legalization bill and whether he's ever inhaled.
VICE Reporters Got Caught Up in Colombian Police Gunfire This Weekend
The government has apologized for the attack on international observers and journalists and put more than 100 National Police in the area on modified duty.
Tania Tapia and Santiago Valenzuela
Canada and the US Are Drifting Apart on the War on Drugs
The neighbouring countries’ policies on everything from opioids to cannabis are increasingly in opposition.