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The Hidden Victims of Britain's Ecstasy Deaths

Give your friend an ecstasy pill and you could find yourself in jail, against your late friend's family's wishes.
Max Daly
4 days ago
Narcomania

Spice Users are Becoming a Cruel Online Joke

A growing number of sites have become dedicated to posting 'funny' videos of the victims of Britain's Spice epidemic.
Max Daly
9.18.18
Narcomania

The Truth About 'Monkey Dust', UK Media's Latest Drug Obsession

Don't believe everything you read about the cheap stimulant said to be turning users into super-strong zombies who like jumping off buildings.
Max Daly
8.16.18
Narcomania

Is Norway Set to Spark a Drug Policy Revolution?

Until recently, Norway remained immovable on its conservative drug law, but that looks set to change in a recent, sudden and surprising turn of events.
Max Daly
8.3.18
Narcomania

Blaming Middle Class Coke Users for London's Murders Is PR Nonsense

The line has been parroted by politicians and law enforcement officials, but it is wrong for so many reasons.
Max Daly
7.31.18
Narcomania

Gen Z Is More Into Coke, Ket and LSD Than We Thought

The proportion of 16 to 24-year-olds using Class A drugs is now the highest it's been for 12 years.
Max Daly
7.26.18
Narcomania

The Medics Who Get High On Their Own Supply

With stressful jobs and easy access to pharmaceutical grade opiates, it's no wonder some doctors get hooked on the drugs they use on their patients.
Max Daly
7.9.18
Narcomania

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
5.23.18
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

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

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

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