drug policy


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

Convicts Explain Why They Would Rather Be in Prison Than Wear a Tag

"It was hard for me to live a normal life as a parent. I needed to go back to prison to get some peace and quiet."
Johanne Ramskov Erichsen
Harm Reduction

Revealed: How Local Authorities Are Trying to Help Drug Users

While the government ignores harm reduction evidence and cuts budgets for drugs services, local authorities are considering more progressive measures.
Jake Hall

This Is How America Is Failing Its Young Opioid Generation

Jeremy was young and addicted. Over six years, he was let down over and over again by the very system that was meant to help him.
Jack Dodson

The UK Needs to Take a Racial Justice Approach to Drug Policy

In the US, drug policy is seen as a racial justice issue. We should view it through the same lens.
Niamh Eastwood
Medicinal Cannabis

These Are the Cannabis Products You'll Be Able to Get On the NHS

Here's what you'll likely be able to get, what it treats and how it'll make you feel.
Mattha Busby
Medicinal Cannabis

Medicinal Cannabis Is Legal in the UK – Here's What Comes Next

A new study reveals widespread support for the further relaxation of cannabis laws, with MPs telling VICE that recreational weed could be a possibility under a new Conservative leader.
Mattha Busby

The World's War on Drugs Has Failed Yet Again

It's time for a more truthful discussion of drug use because what world leaders are doing now isn't working.
Max Daly

Here's Fresh Evidence the Drug War Is a 'Horrific Failure'

"The international drug control system promised a world free of drugs, but has delivered the exact opposite."
Max Daly

Get Up to Speed On the UK's New Approach to Various Drugs

It's been a busy year for UK drug policy, but where do we stand right now?
David Hillier

When Boots Prescribed Heroin, the UK Did Drug Policy Right

Until the US got involved, the "British System" was successful in keeping addiction rates low and drug-associated crime nonexistent.
JS Rafaeli
High Wire

These Drug Users Don't Want Their Dealer Prosecuted if They OD

"I love my friends and I love the people I hang out with and I don't want anybody going to jail because of my behaviour."
Maia Szalavitz