War on Drugs
Drugs & Crime
The Absurd Theatre of the Modern Cocaine Bust
When a billion dollars worth of coke was seized last week, experts were quick to remind us that it's not going to solve America's drug problem.
How the Drug War Eats the Poor
According to a new report by the NGO Health Poverty Action, prohibition drives poverty and criminality in places like Brazil and India.
Uncovering the Golden Age of Britain’s Drug Smuggling Trade
A new book lifts the lid on past smugglers, corrupt cops and undercover hard men – and says the game is almost up for authorities now.
This Is How America Is Failing Its Young Opioid Generation
Jeremy was young and addicted. Over six years, he was let down over and over again by the very system that was meant to help him.
Snack Foods Are Not Crack, and It's Not Cute to Compare Them
Branding that compares gourmet foods to hard drugs makes light of the real impact of addiction and the War on Drugs.
The War on Drugs Is Inseparable from US Imperialism
Much of the world used to treat drug addiction as a health issue, not a criminal one. And then America got its way.
All the News You Need to Read This Morning
Apparently you shouldn't get a tattoo if you have a weakened immune system.
The US Government Knew the War on Drugs Was Doomed from the Start
A 1967 Commission on Law Enforcement report on drugs was way ahead of its time.
VICE Reporters Got Caught Up in Colombian Police Gunfire This Weekend
The government has apologised for the attack on international observers and journalists and put more than 100 National Police in the area on modified duty.
Tania Tapia and Santiago Valenzuela
I Smoked Weed Three Times and Ended Up in Rehab Hell
"It was such shell shock that... it was just like my bowels froze, my brain froze."
What It's Like to Meet the Men You Sentence to Prison
A judge opens up about the hardest part of his job.
Judge Mark W. Bennett
War on Drugs
The Filipino Drug War Is Flooding This Funeral Home with Bodies
People are jockeying for fresh corpses in the brutal vigilante campaign launched by the strongman Donald Trump just invited to the White House.