Mephedrone

Drugs

Remembering the Great British Mephedrone Craze

Ten years on, one small-time drone dealer remembers the month the drug hit his university.
James Berry
2.27.19
VICE UK is Fifteen

Fifteen Things We’ve Lost in the Last Fifteen Years

RIP Music Journalism, Cyber Sex and the USA.
Joe Bish
11.30.17
chemsex

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.
Max Daly
6.12.17
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
Stuff

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.
Salma Haidrani
7.24.16
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
NSFW

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
6.9.16
Stuff

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.
Nick Chester
5.3.16
Chemsex Week

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.
Max Daly
11.30.15
Stuff

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.
Max Daly
8.24.15
Stuff

In Defence of Brighton, My Shitty Seaside Shangri-La

Brighton has plenty of critics; this is why they're all objectively wrong.
Daniel Woolfson
8.21.15
Chemsex Week

Meeting the Male Escorts Pressured to Take Mephedrone and GHB at Chemsex Parties

We talked to some British male escorts about the popularity of GHB, mephedrone and crystal meth at gay sex parties, and how they're expected to take these drugs as part of their jobs.
Chris Godfrey
8.18.15
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