Remembering the Great British Mephedrone Craze
Ten years on, one small-time drone dealer remembers the month the drug hit his university.
VICE UK is Fifteen
Fifteen Things We’ve Lost in the Last Fifteen Years
RIP Music Journalism, Cyber Sex and the USA.
The Inside Story of London's Chemsex Scene
Christine Schierano has been documenting the world of drug-fuelled sex parties for the past six years.
Nilüfer Yanya’s New Video is a Very Aesthetic Ode to Drugs, Sex and Romance in the City
“The Florist” captures that specific feeling of having fun and getting high but knowing it won't last.
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.
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health
How Being a Music Journalist Made Me Wind Up in a Psychiatric Hospital
I was a living cliche: a failed musician who then spends his time criticising other musicians.
We Asked an Optometrist Why MDMA Makes Your Eyeballs Shake
As any devotee to the /r/drugs subreddit will be able to tell you, eye wiggles – or nystagmus – are a real and mysterious hassle.
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.
Explaining the Bizarre World of British Nightlife to Americans
British nightlife is a beautiful free-for-all of internet drugs, Wavey Garms girls, illegal raving, and regretful sex. But to the American outsider, it can seem confusing.
Francisco Garcia & Zach Sokol
Ketamine, Mushrooms and Mephedrone: What Happened When Drugs Were Banned in the UK
With the British government intending to ban every "psychoactive substance" they can think of, we looked back to see if banning a drug actually stops anyone from using it.
How Gay Clubs Changed the Way We Take Drugs
Many of the world's most popular drugs took off in gay clubs, but it looks like the days of gay men being "early adopters" of new psychoactive substances are numbered.
In 2015, It's This Easy to Start Your Own Lucrative Student Drug Ring
Not saying it's a good idea, but last week a bunch of fuzzy-faced undergraduates in Leeds proved that anybody can become a drug lord these days.