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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Teens Describe Kicking Their Xanax Habit
Young former addicts from across the UK relay their experiences of trying to get off counterfeit Xanax.
The Withdrawal Diary of a Xanax Addict
One young man records his struggle to break free from his addiction to counterfeit Xanax.
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?
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.