Drug Laws


Proof the Tories Really Don't Bother with Evidence-Based Drug Policy

Conservative MP Crispin Blunt revealed he was told to stop sniffing around for fear that what he found would "unpick" the government's position.
Morgan Harries
tea time with t. kid

Burning 24-Karat Golden Blunt Wraps with a Weed Reporter

In the first episode of our new podcast 'Tea Time with T. Kid', the titular host and weed expert drinks tests out fancy blunt wraps with cannabis writer David Bienenstock.
T. Kid

​What It’s Like to Get a Medical Marijuana Card as an Ex-Convict

"I've been locked up for a nickel bag of weed before, so to be able to walk around without the fear of the police bothering you is great. Getting weed [legally] is like a blessing."
Seth Ferranti

Why Is It So Easy to Get Psychedelic Drugs Shipped Into the UK?

Asking sellers, police and experts why no one seems to kick up much of a fuss about the importation of "magic truffles", legal in Holland but a class A in the UK.
Charlie Gilmour

We Asked an Expert How Easy it Is to Make Poppers

If alkyl nitrites are done with, hypothetically could we all start making them or nah?
Hannah Ewens
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Native American Tribe Just Panicked and Burned All Its Weed

The South Dakota tribe planned to open a marijuana resort, but then freaked out about the possibility of a federal raid and burned all of the marijuana.
Michael Cuby

Why Doesn’t Anyone Produce Cocaine in Australia?

With an average gram costing £130, it's not like there's a lack of demand.
Charlie Braithwaite
America Incarcerated

How Drug Trafficking Conspiracy Laws Put Regular People in Prison for Life

If you rub elbows with big-time drug dealers, you can get sentenced to decades behind bars thanks to laws passed at the height of the drug panic in the 1980s.
Justin Glawe
America Incarcerated

Heroin, Murder, and the New Front in the War on Drugs

When heroin users die from an overdose, some US prosecutors pursue full-fledged murder charges against the dealers or friends who provided the drugs. Possible sentences include life without parole.
Daniel Denvir

What Should Black Lives Matter Do with All That Power?

The movement has become a major political force in the Democratic presidential race. Now, Black Lives Matter is at a crossroads.

This Shady Florida Law Firm Is Telling Clients Medical Weed Is Legal

Ian Christensen is telling people they can legally grow weed for medical use in Florida. The problem is, they can't, and some of them have been arrested for it.
​Jon Silman

Being a Stoner in Beijing Is Expensive, Dangerous and Complicated

A recent government crackdown has made dealers and users nervous, but it hasn't stopped people from getting high in the Chinese capital.
Tim Hill