Psychoactive Substances Act
The Story of Spice, the Street Drug That's Not Going Away
It had humble beginnings, but the formerly legal high is now a runaway threat wreaking havoc on Britain's streets and prisons.
The Psychoactive Substances Act Is Mostly Helping London Police Arrest NOS Sellers
Data obtained by VICE under the Freedom of Information Act revealed that 71 percent of arrests since the bill came in were for nitrous oxide offences.
A Nice Reminder of All the Times Politicians Just Completely Ignored the Experts This Year
Because why bother listening to people who are professionally more knowledgeable than you?
2016 Was the Year the Tabloids Won the War on Drugs
A new bill banning any and all "psychoactive substances" was the direct result of a moral panic started by the red tops.
Kevin EG Perry
All the Things MPs Tried to Ban in 2016
NOS, kinky porn, Donald Trump – it's been a bumper year in politics.
How the Psychoactive Substances Act Has Affected the UK's Drug Landscape
The stats are in about what the bill has achieved.
Will Anyone Actually Bother to Enforce the Laughing Gas Ban?
Now that NoS has officially been banned, will this be the summer it starts to disappear from the streets?
Police Proudly Tweeted They Had Seized a Load of Poppers, Then Had to Return Them When They Realised They're Actually Legal
We Went On the Last Ever Delivery Run with Some of London's Legal High Salesmen
From today, legal highs are no longer legal. We spent the night with some salesmen and users to get their take on what comes next.
How Legal Highs Changed During My 25 Years of Selling Them
An interview with the man who owned the UK's biggest legal high wholesale business.
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.
The Sloppy Legal Highs Ban Proves the Government Is Terrible at Drugs
Amid more setbacks to the Psychoactive Substances Act, it's becoming clearer and clearer that the British government cannot grasp how to deal with drugs.