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Drugs

Snack Foods Are Not Crack, and It's Not Cute to Compare Them

Branding that compares gourmet foods to hard drugs makes light of the real impact of addiction and the War on Drugs.
Hilary Pollack
12.6.18
Drugs

Why So Many Young Brits Are Smoking Crack

The past year has seen a huge 30 percent rise in people under-25 seeking treatment for the drug.
Emily Goddard
3.5.18
News

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Is in Palliative Care

The family of the former hard-partying mayor has been by his side in the hospital for days as he continues his battle with cancer.
Manisha Krishnan
3.22.16
Drugs

Inside the Lives of the British Heroin Addicts Who Steal from Supermarkets to Fund Their Use

Every couple of weeks there are reports of heroin users appearing at court to face shoplifting charges. We spent a day with a couple of them to get an insight into their world.
Max Daly, Photos: Jake Lewis
11.16.15
Stuff

Welcome to Germany's Crack Capital

In Frankfurt's Bahnhofsviertel, crack addicts and residents alike are nostalgic for the good old days of heroin.
Ben Kilb
7.30.15
Woah, Dude!

UK Rap Producer The Purist Has Dropped a Helpful Guide to Cooking Crack

The visual instructions are part of the artwork for his album, Pyrex Scholar, so we asked some experts if it’s actually legit.
Joe Zadeh
5.28.15
Photo

Revealing Photos from Inside São Paulo's Most Secretive Street Drugs Market

Taken by Índio Badaróss – the artist known as "the Basquiat of Cracolândia".
Índio​ Badaróss and Gabriel Uchida, Words: Felipe La
3.19.15
News

The Hangover News

This weekend, one of George Osborne's senior advisors was filmed smoking crack.
Mac Hackett
3.2.15
Film

This Guy from Edinburgh's Estates Made a 'Real-Life Trainspotting' About His Youth

Garry Fraser grew up in Muirhouse, an estate north of Edinburgh that was being decimated by heroin and AIDS. After getting off a crippling crack addiction, he started making films and is now a BAFTA and MTV Award winner.
Daniel Dylan Wray
2.19.15
News

Sunday Was Rob Ford’s Last Day as Mayor, But His Story Isn’t Over

The multi-tentacled crime drama that surrounded Rob Ford's mayoral tenure is kind of like the Serial podcast for Toronto politics nerds, and the mess continues to be heavily investigated online by armchair sleuths.
Patrick McGuire
12.2.14
News

The Strange Career of Rob Ford – Toronto's Crack Smoking Mayor

A refresher on the Rob Ford saga in light of VICE's exclusive new revelations.
Jonathan Goldsbie
10.10.14
Stuff

Inside the Secret World of a British Undercover Drugs Cop

Neil Woods spent 14 years pretending to be an addict to infiltrate local drug rings.
Michael Allen
9.5.14
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