Drug Testing


The Bizarre Story Behind a Fentanyl-Laced Coke Dealer's On-Camera Confession

We talked to The Bunk Police about why they released the video, which shows the dealer crying.
Allison Tierney
Safe Sesh

There Are Some Simple Ways to Make Drug-Taking Much Safer

A report released today lays out what the British government needs to do to protect both the night-time economy and the health of the nation's drug users.
Mark Wilding
Safe Sesh

Festival Drug Deaths Don't Need to Happen

Another suspected drug-related death at Bestival is a tragic reminder of how avoidable drug harms can be.
Jamie Clifton
Safe Sesh

The Weird Stuff Discovered in the Drugs at Secret Garden Party

We spoke to Fiona Measham from drug testing organisation The Loop about what they uncovered at this year's festival.
Jamie Clifton
Safe Sesh

Inside the One UK Lab Testing What's Really in Your Drugs

WEDINOS, in Cardiff, is the only place you can send your drugs to be tested. We went to see what they've found in the country's MDMA, LSD and cocaine.
Ben Bryant
Safe Sesh

How the UK's Music Festivals Changed Their Tune On Drugs

After years of taking a zero tolerance policy towards drugs, some festivals are now allowing onsite testing so punters can check that what they're taking is safe.
Mark Wilding

You Won't Fail a Drug Test After Eating These Poppy Seeds

Yes, this has been a problem in the past.
Alex Swerdloff
thump news

Health Experts Urge All UK Festivals to Offer Drug Testing

The Royal Society for Public Health aim to reduce drug-related deaths, which have steadily been on the rise.
Krystal Rodriguez
Drug Testing

Are Home Drug Testing Kits Actually Helpful?

I spoke to two experts to work it out.
David Hillier
thump news

New Study Finds 13% of Festival Deaths Worldwide Caused by Alcohol and Drugs

Looking at fatalities between 1999 and 2014, the report recommends organizers make drug-testing kits more widely available.
Max Mertens

The Hangover News

This weekend a man tried to sue Oxford Uni for £1 million because he didn't get a first, another guy pleaded guilty to drunkenly hitting a flight attendant and more.
Zoe Denton
high society

Watch 'High Society: Ecstasy', the First Episode of Our New Series About Drugs in the UK

In this episode we investigate what's behind the rise of ecstasy deaths in the UK, and how the dangers of using pills can be reduced.
VICE Staff