SPICE

Homelessness

How the London Olympics Have Damaged the Local Area

Homeless Londoners are gravitating towards a Stratford shopping centre, raising questions about the local borough's Olympic "regeneration".
Mark Wilding
7.2.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Chicago Convenience Store Busted for Selling K2 Laced with Rat Poison

Officials believe synthetic marijuana has caused two deaths and at least 56 illnesses in the city in recent weeks.
Adam Forrest
4.3.18
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Dre Skull and Spice Team Up for Exuberant "You Don't Know Me" Remix

The Mixpak boss and dancehall queen serve up a fresh take on Jax Jones' inescapable 2016 hit.
Alexander Iadarola
6.13.17
Drugs

Why Some People Can't Handle Their Weed

The search for relaxation drives the consumption of marijuana, but some find it ramps up their anxiety and paranoia.
Spencer Macnaughton
5.15.17
prison

The Decline of UK Prisons, As Told by Its Corrections Officers

Prison officers who've worked through various decades since the 1970s talk about how UK prisons have changed over the past 50 years.
Sophie Brown
5.10.17
Narcomania

Why More Young British People Are Using Heroin

A study released today reveals a load of new unexpected narcotics trends throughout the UK.
Max Daly
2.7.17
Best of 2016

The Wildest and Weirdest Dancehall Moments of 2016

Mixpak's label manager The Large runs through a year's worth of highlights.
Suze Webb
12.28.16
Narcomania

Prisons in the UK Are Facing a Synthetic Marijuana Epidemic

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.
Max Daly
12.8.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

At Least 17 People Reportedly Overdosed on Spice in Brooklyn

Around 9:30 in the morning, at least 17 people in Brooklyn's Bed-Stuy neighborhood became violently ill after smoking the drug, some even passing out in the street.
VICE Staff
7.12.16
Narcomania

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 are stuck in the throes of addiction.
Max Daly
5.12.16
Stuff

Inmates Talk About How 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.
Anonymous
5.5.16
Stuff

Young People in Ireland Are Taking More Psychoactive Drugs Than Anyone Else in Europe

A study released this week found that young people in Ireland are big into "new psychoactive substances." So we tried to work out why.
David Gilmour
4.8.16
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