black market

security

This Company Built a Private Surveillance Network. We Tracked Someone With It

Repo men are passively scanning and uploading the locations of every car they drive by into DRN, a surveillance database of 9 billion license plate scans accessible by private investigators.
Joseph Cox
2 hours ago
Dominican Republic

“Stick with Beer”: Why Counterfeit Booze Might Be Killing People in the Dominican Republic

Of the 10 Americans who have mysteriously died during their trips to the Dominican Republic in the last year, nine showed symptoms commonly associated with methanol poisoning.
Trone Dowd
6.28.19
Weed

Here's What Happens to the Canadian Black Market Now That Weed Is Legal

We spoke to dealers, cannabis farmers, and edible bakers about their plans post-legalization.
Manisha Krishnan
10.17.18
Munchies

The Avocado Black Market Is So Bad in New Zealand that There Are Waitlists to Buy Trees

Earlier this year, the price of a single avocado in New Zealand peaked at NZ$7, or about $4.60 USD.
Lauren Rothman
8.14.18
VICE Specials

The Black Entrepreneurs Revolutionizing the Legal Weed Industry

VICE met up with the owners of Gas House in Oakland to hear how they turned a black market weed business into one of the country's leading black-owned legitimate cannabis companies.
VICE Staff
8.8.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Is India’s cashless economy bouncing back or sinking deeper?

It’s been over a year since Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the ban of India’s two most common bank notes. But is this move to demonetize India an economic gamble worth the risk?
VICE News
12.7.17
NORTH KOREA

Why North Korea won't back down against Trump

The last time the U.S. was this close to war with North Korea was 23 years ago.
David Gilbert
8.9.17
MARIJUANA

The feds are looking into Colorado’s weed black market

Keegan Hamilton
7.20.17
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Inside Quebec’s maple syrup cartel

Michael Moynihan
4.19.17
Weed

Canada stands to rake in at least $675-million a year from legal weed

That's if it only applies existing sales taxes
Tamara Khandaker
4.11.17
vice meets

Michael K. Williams on His Role in Sundance's 'Hap and Leonard'

Williams will co-star in 'Hap and Leonard: Mucho Mojo'—part murder mystery, part dark comedy—with longtime buddy James Purefoy.
VICE Staff
3.13.17
alcohol

Deaths from Black-Market Booze Are Up Since Indonesia's 'Beer Ban'

In 2015, Indonesia instituted a nationwide ban on the sale of beer at minimarts in order to "prevent the corruption of the youth."
Renaldo Gabriel
2.15.17
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