LEGAL HIGHS

LEGAL HIGHS

'Breath Therapy' Gave Me the Best High of My Life

Heavy breathing to a techno beat can be like tripping on hallucinogenic drugs.
Anders Haubart Madsen
2.7.18
Drugs

The Story of Mephedrone, the Party Drug That Boomed and Went Bust

In 2010 it was the UK's fourth favourite substance; nowadays it's used almost exclusively on the chemsex scene.
JS Rafaeli
1.17.17
Drugs

2016 Was the Year the Tabloids Won the War on Drugs

A new bill banning any and all "psychoactive substances" was the direct result of a moral panic started by the red tops.
Kevin EG Perry
12.26.16
Vice Blog

I Tried Every Legal High Left On the Market

And spent an afternoon snorting angina medication.
Kevin EG Perry
11.25.16
News

The Hangover News

This weekend one of the first jail terms for selling NOS was handed down, a pig ran around Ipswich to 'make friends' and more.
Zoe Denton
9.11.16
News

How the Psychoactive Substances Act Has Affected the UK's Drug Landscape

The stats are in about what the bill has achieved.
Mac Hackett
8.26.16
Narcomania

Tabloid Scare Stories About Drugs Actually Make People Buy More Drugs

When the tabloids write horror stories about drugs such as mephedrone or laughing gas, searches for how to buy those drugs go through the roof.
Max Daly
7.18.16
High Wire

Banning Everything That Gets People High Is a Terrible Idea

What, exactly, is so wrong with getting high in 2016?
Maia Szalavitz
6.8.16
News

We Went On the Last Ever Delivery Run with Some of London's Legal High Salesmen

From today, legal highs are no longer legal. We spent the night with some salesmen and users to get their take on what comes next.
Michael Segalov
5.26.16
Narcomania

How Legal Highs Changed During My 25 Years of Selling Them

An interview with the man who owned the UK's biggest legal high wholesale business.
Max Daly
5.26.16
Narcomania

Britain's Synthetic Weed Problem Is Only Getting Worse

Days after a study suggested synthetic cannabis can be as physically addictive as heroin, we met some users who stuck in the throes of addiction.
Max Daly
5.12.16
News

This Is the Last Day You'll Be Able to Buy Legal Highs

The Home Office has finally announced when it's going to start enforcing its blanket ban.
Mac Hackett
5.6.16
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