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How Drug Dealing Gangs Are Taking Over the Countryside

We took a trip to the Essex borough of Thurrock to see how the housing crisis and the "going country" phenomenon is affecting Britain's towns and villages.
Max Daly
2 days ago
Narcomania
Narcomania

Revealed: How Students Take Drugs in 2018

The results of a new study carried about by the NUS and drug charity Release reveals that weed is the most commonly used drug among uni students, and that a fifth use drugs to self-medicate mental health issues.
Max Daly
4.26.18
Narcomania
Narcomania

How City Drug Gangs First Used Teens to Take Over British Towns

The "going country" phenomenon isn't as new as many like to make out. Here is the inside story of the first "county lines" gangs, nearly 20 years ago.
Max Daly
4.24.18
Narcomania
Narcomania

Cocaine Is the Hidden Mixer in Newcastle's Economy

The drug isn't just an integral part of the new Geordie nightlife, but increasingly an important factor in the city's legitimate economy.
Max Daly and Alexandra Hall
3.20.18
Drugs
Drugs

Drug Debts Have Become an Essential Part of the Narco-Trade

As well as allowing dealers to inflict violence and prove they're "not to be messed with", they now serve another important purpose.
Max Daly
1.17.18
Narcomania
Narcomania

What's The Hidden Link Between Missing Children and the UK Drug Trade?

The connections between teen disappearances and the growing trend of "going country" are impossible to ignore.
Max Daly
1.4.18
Narcomania
Narcomania

Too Much Drug Policing Is Just Symbolic Bullshit

Drug enforcement is more about PR than results.
Max Daly
12.15.17
Narcomania
Narcomania

What It's Really Like 'Going Country'

We spoke to two young men who have been sent miles from home to sell crack and heroin for drug gangs.
Max Daly
11.28.17
Narcomania
Narcomania

The Important Drugs Debate Question That Nobody's Asking

It all comes down to policing where we get our pleasure.
Max Daly
11.21.17
Narcomania
Narcomania

VICE EXCLUSIVE: Met Police Will No Longer Prevent the Swallowing of Drug Packages

Following the deaths of Rashan Charles and Edson Da Costa, Met police officers have been issued new advice: to not try to prevent suspects from swallowing wraps.
Max Daly
10.27.17
Narcomania
Narcomania

Britain's Drug Dealers Are Getting Younger and Younger

New data revealed exclusively to VICE shows there's been a 50 percent jump in people aged under-21 being convicted for selling class As.
Max Daly
10.18.17
Narcomania
Narcomania

The Rise and Rise of Britain's Albanian Coke Dealers

How the country's gangsters managed to muscle in on the UK's lucrative cocaine market.
Max Daly
8.21.17