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We Found Evidence of Cocaine Use in the House of Commons

Our coke swabs – which turn blue when they detect the drug – picked up traces of coke in four of the nine locations we tested.

Michael Segalov

How Previous Drug Use Can Stop You Getting Into America

After a British tourist was turned away from the US because customs officials found an old text about cocaine on her phone, we asked an expert what else might get in your way.

David Hillier

Dodgy Drug Charges Are Being Used to Silence Russia's Opposition

If you're a journalist or an activist in Russia, drugs can magically appear in your backpack.

Niko Vorobyov

Sniffer Dogs and The Dickhead Tax: The Secrets of Festival Drug Dealers

"I charge different amounts to different people. If you're a complete knob, I'll take the piss."

David Hillier

I Got Banned From the US When Airport Security Found My Coke Texts

Immigration officials said that they’d found a reference to cocaine on my phone and immediately put me on a flight back to the UK.

Isabella Brazier-Jones

I Saw the Future of Cannabis and It’s a Wellness Dystopia

I ventured into the heart of Big Weed for a two-day cannabis expo, and found lots to be worried about.

Jordan Foisy

Inside the UK's Violent Crime Capital

We spoke to journalist Mobeen Azhar about his new documentary, 'Hometown', which looks at the drugs trade in West Yorkshire.

Daniel Dylan Wray

The Inside Story of Europe's First Narco-State

A young generation of Albanians are caught between organized crime's politics, rampant unemployment, and the fast cash of Class A drugs.

Monty Reed

The Mysterious Consequences of Repeatedly Overdosing on Opioids

Experts are concerned we'll see a rise in brain damage among people who survive multiple ODs in the age of fentanyl.

Maia Szalavitz

House Party Review

Fancy dress, an endless toilet queue and lots of drugs – but nothing weird.

Hatti Rex

Photos of Life in a Barcelona Drug Squat

Photographer Sasha Asensio spent time in one of the dozens of 'narcopisos' in Barcelona.

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