Safe Sesh

A drugs harm reduction campaign by VICE, in collaboration with The Loop and the Royal Society for Public Health.


Good News: Science Says MDMA Can Be Comedown-Free

New research suggests that, instead of the crushing existential mood drop we're all used to, MDMA can actually produce an "afterglow" – if you're not an idiot about it.


The Government Is Ignoring the UK's Drug Crisis

Once again, drug deaths are at their highest rate since records began.


Will Smoking Weed Affect My Anxiety?

The stronger the cannabis you're smoking, the more likely you are to experience adverse side effects.


Will MDMA Show Up On a Drug Test?

Depends on the time, depends on the test and depends on your trickery.


When Boots Prescribed Heroin, the UK Did Drug Policy Right

Until the US got involved, the "British System" was successful in keeping addiction rates low and drug-associated crime nonexistent.


The Doctor Treating Heroin Addiction With Heroin

Dr. Christian Plattner wants to encourage more medical specialists to use diamorphine to treat severe addictions.


This Man Took 140 Drugs and Wrote a Harm Reduction Bible

We spoke to Dominic Milton Trott about 'The Honest Drugs Book'.


Lessons We Learned About Drugs This Festival Season

We spoke to three drug experts and welfare providers about what they noticed at the UK's festivals this summer.


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.


Drug Experts React to People's Stupid Holiday Drug Stories

Buying drugs! Overseas! Is not a good idea!


Why Festivals Aren't Doing More to Keep Drug Users Safe

Some festivals are doing all they possibly can to reduce the harm from drugs; others, not so much.


Inside the UK's First City Centre Drug Testing Facility

After successfully reducing drug-related harms at UK festivals, The Loop are now taking their testing facilities to city centres – starting with Bristol.