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Nightlife Isn't Dead
Nightlife Isn't Dead

Notting Hill Carnival Declared Safe After a Kilo of Heroin is Seized in Catford

Doing skag 12 miles away... classic Carnivibes!
Angus Harrison
8.22.17
High Wire
High Wire

What Trump's National Opioid Emergency Should Look Like

The president should strip away the red tape preventing people from getting methadone or buprenorphine, which are proven to reduce opioid overdose.
Maia Szalavitz
8.15.17
PHOTOGRAPHY
PHOTOGRAPHY

Photos of a Sibling Relationship Scarred by Opioid Addiction

Amid an overdose crisis in Vancouver, photographer Jackie Dives has documented years of her brother’s drug use and recovery.
Jackie Dives
8.7.17
Narcomania
Narcomania

Young People Are Still Dying From Heroin

The tragic death of Kayleigh Jukes signals the alarming rise in heroin use among young people.
Max Daly
7.31.17
High Wire
High Wire

How Safe Is America's Hottest Heroin Addiction Treatment?

Vivitrol is all the rage amid a brutal opioid epidemic. But it may also make it almost impossible to feel pleasure—and raise the risk of fatal overdose after relapse.
Maia Szalavitz
7.26.17
crime
crime

What Would Drug Dealers Do If All Drugs Were Legalised?

In a UK where legal narcotics were tightly regulated, would former dealers move into other areas of crime, or pack it all in?
Nick Chester
7.22.17
Safe Sesh
Safe Sesh

We Asked Dealers If They Care About Their Customers' Safety

Are the people selling you weed, heroin, xanax and crack concerned about what happens to you after they've driven away?
David Hillier
7.14.17
Drugs
Drugs

Is Weed Really Being Laced with Fentanyl?

After an Ohio coroner issued a dire warning, pot smokers took notice. But is deadly weed laced with a drug 50 times stronger than heroin really out there?
Allie Conti
6.22.17
High Wire
High Wire

America's Latest Drug Epidemic Is Weirdly Non-Violent

The 70s heroin wave and 80s crack crisis each saw major gun violence, including huge numbers of murders. Not so much with the current opioid epidemic.
Maia Szalavitz
6.20.17
Drugs
Drugs

We Got People to Order Drugs from Least Bad to Really Bad

Put them on a scale from weed to meth.
Annie Lord
5.18.17
rehab
rehab

I Smoked Weed Three Times and Ended Up in Rehab Hell

"It was such shell shock that... it was just like my bowels froze, my brain froze."
Maia Szalavitz
5.15.17
PHOTO
PHOTO

Inside Myanmar's Surprisingly Harsh Heroin Rehab Centres

One person per household uses heroin in Myanmar's most northernly region, and a coalition of religious types have banded together to tackle the problem.
David Shaw
5.12.17