Max Daly

Narcomania

Two New Reports Have Revealed Just How Bad Britain's Prison Drug Problem Has Got

The government has described the synthetic weed Spice as "the most serious threat to the safety and security of the prison system", and it's not wrong.
Max Daly
12.8.16
Narcomania

​VICE INVESTIGATION: The Inside Story of London Drug Dealers 'Going Country'

More and more, city gangs are sending young runners out into the sticks to sell crack and heroin. We spoke to dealers, sex workers and police to get a better understanding of how the whole thing works.
Max Daly
11.24.16
travel

Meet the Ethnographer Who Studied 'Magaluf Mania'

We spoke to ethnographer and criminologist Daniel Briggs about the resort's evolution from a family-friendly destination to somewhere full of cocaine-selling party reps and bar crawl blowjob challenges.
Max Daly
11.7.16
Narcomania

VICE EXCLUSIVE: Meeting the Drug Users Who've Avoided a Criminal Record in a Pioneering New Decriminalisation Scheme

As we revealed this morning, two British police forces have started referring people caught with a personal amounts of drugs to educational workshops rather than sending them to court.
Max Daly
10.19.16
Stuff

VICE EXCLUSIVE: These British Police Forces Have Stopped Arresting Drug Users

If successful, the pilot schemes could signal the first steps towards the decriminalisation of drugs in Britain.
Max Daly
10.19.16
Narcomania

Is the Drug Trade Really Bank-Rolling Terrorism?

We often hear about "Jihadists flooding the west with heroin", or "ISIS making billions through drug trafficking" – but we rarely see much actual evidence.
Max Daly
9.20.16
Stuff

Meeting the UK's Top Pagan Police Officer

Andy Pardy is the founder of the Police Pagan Association, which has essentially become an occult investigation team, investigating ritualistic displays and horse maimings.
Max Daly
9.13.16
Narcomania

What Today's New Drug Death Statistics Tell Us About Britain's Hard Drug Use

The number of heroin-related deaths in England and Wales is the highest it's ever been, more than doubling in the last three years.
Max Daly
9.9.16
Narcomania

What the 1980s Glue Sniffing Epidemic Can Teach Us About Preventing Ecstasy Deaths

If authorities want to cut the amount of drug deaths in the UK, they need to start confronting the problem instead of running away from it.
Max Daly
9.1.16
Narcomania

I Use LSD to Help Me Deal with the Trauma of Being Kidnapped by My Dad

When Nara flew to Iraq from London for her grandmother's funeral, she found her grandmother very much alive, and her father furious at her for becoming "too Westernised".
Max Daly
8.30.16
Narcomania

British Police Officers Reveal What They Really Think About the War on Drugs

"Sometimes I think we're like those Japanese soldiers in WWII – the ones on the island who just kept fighting because they didn't know the war was over."
Max Daly
8.22.16
Stuff

Are You Really to Blame for the Violence of the Drug Trade?

Some critics say users are responsible for the narco-war and the toxic pollution of the world's rainforests, but the forces creating these situations are actually at a much higher level.
Max Daly and Jennifer Fleetwood
8.11.16