Extreme Cartel Violence Has Come to Mexico City

Vigilantes are threatening action as authorities seem unable to stop the rise of homicides and racketeering.

Jesus Would Have Been Cool with Weed, Says 'Christian Cannabis' Pastor

Craig Gross launched a new website to have a conversation with other evangelicals about using pot.

These are the Countries Most Likely to Legalize Weed Next

Mexico? Likely. India? Not so much.

The Weed Industry Is Burning Millions on DC Lobbyists and Getting Nowhere

Cannabis companies are learning that deep pockets aren't enough to influence Congress.

America's First Legit Weed Cafe Has Nearby Synagogue Worried About the Contact High

The city of Los Angeles has approved a cannabis cafe, but the attendees of Congregation Kol Ami don't want to be neighbors.

Canada Made Its Legal Weed Rules Too Tough and Is Going to Pay for It

Confusing rules around social media and advertising put licensed producers at a disadvantage against U.S. brands signing celebrities like Jay-Z.

What It’s Like to Deal Drugs in a Country with the Harshest Penalties in the World

Thousands of Filipino citizens have been killed in President Duterte's violent war on drugs. VICE meets a local dealer to learn why anyone would run the huge risk of selling when your life is literally on the line.

Psychedelics

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If Everyone Tripped on Psychedelics, We’d Do More About Climate Change

Scientists are looking into what psychedelics do to inspire people to act pro-environmentally.

The Movement to Make Shrooms Legal Is Gaining Momentum

Denver just decriminalized the drug, and Oakland could be next.

How to Tell Your Doctor You're Using Drugs

“A psychedelic? Why would you do that?” my doctor asked.

Addiction

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Researchers Find a Promising Treatment for Video Game Addiction

It's about rewiring the gamer's relationship to video games, not abstinence.

Facebook Is Censoring Posts That Could Save Opioid Users' Lives

Facebook appears to be blocking people who warn users about poisonous batches of drugs or who supply materials used to test for fentanyl.

How to Tell Your Doctor You're Using Drugs

“A psychedelic? Why would you do that?” my doctor asked.

Pharmaceuticals

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Ketamine Could Help Stop Suicidal Thoughts

A psychiatrist who is studying the drug explains.

When Should a Prescription Drug's Side Effects Count as a Disability?

“Part of me can kind of understand where they're coming from, but most of me doesn't.”

Risky Drugs Are Being Marketed to People With Mental Health Issues

"There is egregious overmedication with very dangerous antipsychotics for people who don't need them."

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