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Safe Sesh
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
3.19.18
Safe Sesh
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
9.13.17
Safe Sesh
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
7.27.17
Safe Sesh
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
7.25.17
Safe Sesh
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
7.14.17
Drug Testing
Drug Testing

Are Home Drug Testing Kits Actually Helpful?

I spoke to two experts to work it out.
David Hillier
3.31.17
News
News

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
12.5.16
high society
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
10.3.16
Stuff
Stuff

We Went Drug Testing at Secret Garden Party to See What Weird Shit Ends Up in Your Drugs

The Loop, a drugs harm reduction organisation, pioneered a drug testing scheme at the festival that found – among other things – concrete and malaria pills in what was supposed to be ecstasy and ketamine.
David Hillier
7.26.16
Relapse: Facing Canada's Opioid Crisis
Relapse: Facing Canada's Opioid Crisis

Canadian Music Festivals Still Can’t Test Pills for Fentanyl

In BC, where overdose deaths are up 74 percent, several festivals offer free drug testing – but fentanyl testing equipment's not ready yet.
Sarah Berman
7.17.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Employers Can't Find Enough Workers Who Can Pass Drug Tests

The job market is pretty strong, but so is America's fondness for being high.
Lauren Messman
5.18.16
News
News

The Hangover News

This weekend, a professor on a plane was suspected of terrorism for working on mathematical equations, Newcastle Uni piloted drug testing kits and more.
Zoe Denton
5.9.16