How Good Are Social Media Apps for Buying Drugs?

Everyone is buying drugs via Snapchat, WhatsApp and Kik. But what are the benefits and pitfalls?

Mark Wilding

Alert Over Deadly Fentanyl Found in Fake Pain Pills in the UK

Police and health officials have issued an alert about counterfeit Percocet pills.

Max Daly

Tijuana's Tourism Is Booming Even as the Homicide Rate Spikes

Over 2,300 people have been murdered in 2018 so far, an increase from 1,647 homicides in 2017.

Alejandra Sánchez Inzunza
José Luis Pardo Veiras

Real Mexican Drug Traffickers Find ‘Narcos: Mexico’ Nostalgic and Relatable

"I'm a clown compared to the drug traffickers in the series, but there is some resemblance there – or at least I can see myself in them."

Jorge Damián Méndez Lozano

Russia Is Punishing People for Helping Drug Users

Moscow's only harm reduction NGO has been given a potentially devastating fine for doing the work it's meant to do.

Niko Vorobjov

Living On a Canadian Commune Has Made Me Hate the UK

"It's just work, pub, drugs, work, pub, drugs, and football."

Manisha Krishnan
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The World's First-Ever Acid Trip Actually Kinda Sucked

A deep dive into Albert Hofmann's personal archives sheds startling new light on a signature moment at the dawn of the psychedelic era.

Mike Jay

A Dispatch from the Hells Angels Wedding Event of the Season

A senior Hells Angels member married the daughter of a notorious drug dealer this weekend in Montreal and everyone, including the Mafia, showed up.

Nick Rose
Mack Lamoureux

Take a Trip through VICE Magazine's Latest Issue

The Burnout and Escapism Issue explores the correlation between mental health and the deep desire to escape from it all through drugs.

ELLIS JONES

This Is How Coke, Ecstasy and Meth Would Be Legally Sold

It's happening with cannabis. But how would a world of legal stimulants work?

Emily Goddard

This Woman Spent Months in Jail Because Cops Thought Her Old Cotton Candy Was Meth

Just to be clear: Not meth. Cotton candy.

River Donaghey

What It's Like to Detox in Jail

The small communal toilet was in the corner of the pod, enclosed by a short stall that did nothing to keep the smell of diarrhoea, vomit and blood from overtaking the unit.

Elizabeth Brico
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