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High Wire
High Wire

America's Rich and Powerful Have Permission Slips to Get High

From politicians to business executives, America's drug policy is set up to give recreational access to (white) people with status and money – and screw everyone else.
Maia Szalavitz
2 days ago
Opioids
Opioids

An Opioid Popularised by a Nazi Doctor Is Ravaging Africa

The former director of the drug enforcement agency in Nigeria estimated in 2016 that seven in ten boys were abusing drugs like tramadol.
Ben Westhoff
3 days ago
Narcomania
Narcomania

How City Drug Gangs First Used Teens to Take Over British Towns

The "going country" phenomenon isn't as new as many like to make out. Here is the inside story of the first "county lines" gangs, nearly 20 years ago.
Max Daly
4.24.18
News
News

All The News You Need to Read This Morning

Read it all here.
VICE Staff
3.22.18
Advice
Advice

We Asked People to Sum Up the Worst Advice They've Ever Gotten in Six Words

"Don't be depressed. Just be happy."
Anna Goldfarb
2.23.18
Drugs
Drugs

What It Was Like Growing Up with a Drug Addicted Mother

My mother was single, addicted to heroin, and – at least to me – the best mum in the world.
Adrian Goiginger
1.22.18
High Wire
High Wire

What We Don't Know About Drugs Is Killing Us

The lack of information out there on fentanyls alone is shocking.
Maia Szalavitz
12.30.17
Drugs
Drugs

This Police Force Is Going to Stop Prosecuting Low-Level Drug Dealers

Another progressive step forward from the UK's most progressive police force.
Mac Hackett
11.20.17
parties
parties

I Partied with an International Drug Lord and Lived to Tell the Tale

Every night involved copious amounts of drug use, astronomically expensive meals out and plenty of Colombian-Canadian sex.
Sarah Ontell
11.13.17
Safe Sesh
Safe Sesh

Grim Stories from People Who Ended Up in A&E After Taking Drugs

"I took ten times the normal amount of 2-CB and ended up in a coma for ten days."
David Hillier
11.7.17
Music
Music

Hole's Patty Schemel On Heroin, Courtney Love and Redemption

We spoke to the Hole drummer about her new memoir, 'Hit So Hard'.
Hannah Ewens
10.26.17
High Wire
High Wire

The Terrifying New Trend in Heroin Addiction

Just like they did in the 80s, Americans are increasingly going straight to heroin, skipping prescription opioids. Too bad US policy doesn't reflect that.
Maia Szalavitz
10.18.17