Drugs

Drugs

Sniffer Dogs and The Dickhead Tax: The Secrets of Festival Drug Dealers

"I charge different amounts to different people. If you're a complete knob, I'll take the piss."
David Hillier
5 days ago
tech-science

A Bizarre New Species of Mollusk Eats Rocks, Poops Sand, and Shapes Rivers

Lithoredo abatanica, a very weird shipworm found in a river in the Philippines, represents both a new species and genus.
Becky Ferreira
5 days ago
as told to

I Got Banned From the US When Airport Security Found My Coke Texts

Immigration officials said that they’d found a reference to cocaine on my phone and immediately put me on a flight back to the UK.
Isabella Brazier-Jones
6.20.19
Australia Today

Flesh-Eating Drug Krokodil has Shown Up in Australia

The first known case of someone in Australia injecting the so-called "zombie drug" has been reported.
Gavin Butler
6.20.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Vapes and E-Cigarettes Could Soon Be Classified as ‘Drugs’ in India

Does the device considered a healthier alternative to smoking cigarettes deserve to be criminalised while tobacco companies continue to get away?
Shamani Joshi
6.17.19
Drugs

Victorians Are Doing More Ecstasy and Heroin Than Anyone Else in Australia

Researchers from the Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program also found that MDMA use in Australia was the highest they'd ever seen.
Gavin Butler
6.17.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Indian Clothes Factories Have Been Busted Giving Employees Illegal 'Painkillers' That Are Messing With Their Periods

To ensure max productivity, the unmarked pills are given under strict supervision and often lead to side-effects like depression, UTIs and miscarriages.
Shamani Joshi
6.13.19
El Chapo

The Next Great El Chapo Mystery: How the Hell Did His Family Get U.S. Visas?

The drug kingpin's mother says her family has “humanitarian” visas to visit Chapo in prison. Advocates and federal agents are shocked.
Keegan Hamilton
6.13.19
Drugs

The Inside Story of Europe's First Narco-State

A young generation of Albanians are caught between organized crime's politics, rampant unemployment, and the fast cash of Class A drugs.
Monty Reed
6.7.19
High Wire

The Mysterious Consequences of Repeatedly Overdosing on Opioids

Experts are concerned we'll see a rise in brain damage among people who survive multiple ODs in the age of fentanyl.
Maia Szalavitz
6.7.19
Photography

Photos of Life in a Barcelona Drug Squat

Photographer Sasha Asensio spent time in one of the dozens of 'narcopisos' in Barcelona.
VICE Staff
6.4.19
Oxycontin

A Friend Once Warned the Billionaire Behind OxyContin That He "Could Become Pablo Escobar of the New Millennium”

"I hate to say this, but ..." the friend wrote to Richard Sackler in a 2002 email.
Emma Ockerman
5.30.19
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