Max Daly

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The UK's New Drug Stats Tell Us What We Already Knew

Surprise, surprise!
Max Daly
9.19.19
Drugs

It’s Official: VICE's Reporting Makes Readers Take Drugs More Safely

A study found that a VICE headline about fake MDMA encouraged people to test their drugs.
Max Daly
9.16.19
The Borders Issue 2019

Synthetic Drugs Will Change the Global Drug Trade Forever

Drug traffickers thrive on their ability to penetrate national borders, but a new era of toxic, man-made highs could dissolve those boundaries and transform the global drug trade.
Max Daly
8.19.19
Drugs

Exclusive NYPD Data Reveals Just How Often Fentanyl Is in US Cocaine

Big claims have been made about the infiltration of fentanyl into America's cocaine supply. So we got some hard data.
Max Daly
7.31.19
Drugs

The Fascinating History of Mescaline, the OG Psychedelic

We spoke to writer Mike Jay about the drug's journey from prehistoric caves, through Aztecs, Mormons, Beat poets, Jean-Paul Sartre and a British MP.
Max Daly
5.15.19
Drugs

The Truth About Drug Dealers Lacing Cocaine with Fentanyl

Authorities have spoken out about the threat of fentanyl in recreational drugs, but there's reason to believe their claims are overblown.
Max Daly
4.5.19

Hey, You Around? A Weed and Pills Dealer Talks About His Game Plan

"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
Drugs

Why Europe Has Dodged America's Fentanyl Crisis

Europe's most lucrative heroin markets seem ripe for a fentanyl takeover. But why the no-show?
Max Daly
2.7.19
Drugs

Uncovering the Golden Age of Britain’s Drug Smuggling Trade

A new book lifts the lid on past smugglers, corrupt cops and undercover hard men – and says the game is almost up for authorities now.
Max Daly
1.18.19
Narcomania

The British Criminals Moving to Pakistan to Make a Killing from Heroin

It wasn't part of the plan, but two British street dealers are now making a fortune posting batches of heroin from Pakistan back home to the UK. They aren't the only ones.
Max Daly
12.17.18
Drugs

Alert Over Deadly Fentanyl Found in Fake Pain Pills in the UK

Police and health officials have issued an alert about counterfeit Percocet pills.
Max Daly
12.13.18
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

We’re All Burned Out and Trying to Escape It

Poor mental health is not unique to one generation, but Gen Y and Gen Z are connected and responsive 24/7. It’s no wonder they’re increasingly turning to drugs as an antidote to our digital dystopia.
Ankita Rao
Max Daly
12.3.18
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