Xanax

drug dealers

Who Wants to Sell Drugs Forever?

"I do have other aspirations but when people see you a certain way, it’s hard to shake that reputation."
Max Daly
3.26.19
High Wire

The Deadly Worst Case Scenario for America's Xanax Obsession

Cracking down on the legal supply is not a solution. In fact, it could spell disaster.
Maia Szalavitz
2.13.19
Op-Eds

Acid On Me Like the Rain: Mapping Psychedelia’s Big Pop Culture Moment

Frank Ocean, Kacey Musgraves, and Kanye West's tripped-out experiences suggest hallucinogens are infiltrating an anxious generation as the Xanax era ends.
Ryan Bassil
6.26.18
High Wire

This Is Why Xanax Is Blowing Up in America

From the explosion of ADHD meds to the economic crisis to the Trump presidency, this dangerous trend didn't come out of nowhere.
Maia Szalavitz
6.12.18
XANXIETY

How SoundCloud Rappers and Xanax Influenced Fashion

There is a palpable nihilism and vulnerability to many of these artists that’s reflected in both what they put in and on their body.
Emma Garland
4.3.18
High Wire

The Mystery of the Terrifying Xanax Resurgence in America

Pharmaceutical marketing is often said to be a key cause of the opioid crisis. That doesn't explain the deadly rise of benzos.
Maia Szalavitz
3.28.18
XANXIETY

The Great American Xanax Legacy

How the drug went from a medication for Middle America to being glorified by a range of hip-hop artists.
Drew Millard
3.26.18
Features

Xanny, Make It Go Away: How Benzos Infiltrated UK Music

The anti-anxiety prescription drug hopped over the Atlantic to impact DJs, producers and fans alike.
Nilu Haidari
3.22.18
XANXIETY

Teens Describe Kicking Their Xanax Habit

Young former addicts from across the UK relay their experiences of trying to get off counterfeit Xanax.
Hannah Ewens
3.22.18
XANXIETY

The Withdrawal Diary of a Xanax Addict

One young man records his struggle to break free from his addiction to counterfeit Xanax.
Hannah Ewens
3.21.18
XANXIETY

This Is Your Body On Xanax

What's going on in your body and brain 24 hours after taking the drug? What about two weeks?
Mark Wilding
3.21.18
Drugs

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.
Hannah Ewens
1.26.18
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