PROHIBITION

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
PROHIBITION

The Soviet Posters Meant to Keep Russians from Drinking

Russia's 1985 ban on alcohol proved disastrous for the economy, but it was a great time for lovers of beautiful anti-alcohol posters.
Paweł Mączewski
5.12.17
Weed Week

We Spent 419 with the Man Organising Australia's Biggest 420 Picnic

The guy behind Melbourne's peaceful protest explains what drew him to weed activism.
David Allegretti
4.19.17
Dancing VS the State

The Racist Legacy of NYC’s Anti-Dancing Law

The cabaret law—and its prejudicial history—is one of the city's darkest secrets.
Eli Kerry and Penn Bullock
3.8.17
Art

NYC's 300-Year History of Tattooing Finally Gets Its Due

'Tattooed New York,' a new exhibit at the New York Historical Society, traces ink history from the Iroquois to today.
Abby Ronner
2.2.17
Inside Outsider

How I Brewed My Own Booze and Became an Alcoholic in Jail

"I've seen blokes throw up as soon as they see it, let alone smelling or drinking the shit."
Mahmood Fazal
12.14.16
Stuff

The Struggles of Being One of the Few People of Colour in the Cannabis Industry

Kayvan Khalatbari runs one of the only minority-owned cannabis businesses in America—but he wants that to change.
T. Kid
7.16.16
News

Everything You Need to Know About the UN's Big Drug Convention

What could have been a chance for the world to take a progressive approach to drugs ended up as a huge waste of time.
Sophia Hyatt
4.22.16
Stuff

Why I Threw an Underground NYC Weed Party and Invited the Press

To celebrate the release of his book 'How to Smoke Pot (Properly): A Highbrow Guide to Getting High,' author David Bienenstock threw a legally questionable pot party.
David Bienenstock
4.20.16
News

What Should Black Lives Matter Do with All That Power?

The movement has become a major political force in the Democratic presidential race. Now, Black Lives Matter is at a crossroads.
Touré
8.21.15
News

The Author of 'The Cartel' on America's Role in Mexico's Brutal and Bloody Drug War

A look at how drug trafficking's massive profits feed high-level corruption, and how American policy is fanning the flames.
Kristen Gwynne
7.7.15
VICE INTL

Prohibition in Northern Canada

Alcohol is strictly regulated and widely prohibited in Canada's youngest territory, Nunavut. We went there to explore the issue of prohibition and whether it's helping or hurting the territory's social crises.
VICE Staff
1.15.15
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