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.
Two New Reports Have Revealed Just How Bad Britain's Prison Drug Problem Has Got
The government has described the synthetic weed Spice as "the most serious threat to the safety and security of the prison system", and it's not wrong.
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.
Britain's Synthetic Weed Problem Is Only Getting Worse
Days after a study suggested synthetic cannabis can be as physically addictive as heroin, we met some users who stuck in the throes of addiction.
How the Russian Mafia Salvaged My Brutal Year in Dubai Prison
Meet Karl Williams, a Londoner whose Dubai holiday basically went up in flames when he and his friends were arrested on drug charges in 2013.
This Is the Last Day You'll Be Able to Buy Legal Highs
The Home Office has finally announced when it's going to start enforcing its blanket ban.
Inmates Talk About Whether Synthetic Cannabis Is Fucking Everyone Up In Prisons
According to the Chief Inspector of Prisons, spice is having a "devastating impact" on inmates, so we asked them to tell us what they've seen.
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.
How the Government's Legal High Ban Will Directly Harm Users and Help Dealers
Two case studies in different areas of the UK demonstrate that a blanket ban on all psychoactive substances isn't going to have nearly the kind of effect the Home Office believes it will.
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How My Spice Addiction Might Be Responsible for My Bizarre, Unexplained Sickness
I started smoking synthetic cannabis after the real stuff stopped doing it for me. Four years later, I'm suffering from a weird, white blood cell-related illness supposedly triggered by certain cannabinoids.
A Guide to Spice: The Drug That's Putting British Students in Hospital
Everything you need to know about "robot weed", the UK's new nightmare drug.