cocaine

Drugs

Looks Like Someone Lost a Bunch of Drugs at Sea, Again

A man tried to smuggle drugs into Australia by welding them to the bottom of a boat. He failed.
Gavin Butler
11.9.18
Photography

This Photographer Captured the World of Cocaine Farmers in Colombia

Deep in the Colombian jungle, Mads Nissen documented the day-to-day lives of people involved in the production and trade of coke and cannabis.
Kristian Ejlebæk Nielsen
10.29.18
Drugs

People Tell Us the Most Ridiculous Ways They've Lost Drugs

"After a night out, I went back to my parents' house in a pretty bad state. While getting my keys out, I dropped my weed on the stairs just outside the front door. My mom found it hours later."
Ana Iris Simón
10.11.18
Australia Today

Twenty Kilos of Cocaine Have Been Found Floating Off an Australian Beach

The brick of coke was discovered by kayakers, and has an estimated street value of $7 million.
Gavin Butler
10.2.18
Menk, by John Doran

Why Does Everything Remind Me of Taking Cocaine?

Playing a game of chess against my son, I was transported back 20 years, to a house where I'd go to score cocaine and sometimes smoke crack.
John Doran
9.24.18
Drugs

Bricks of Pure Cocaine Keep Washing Up on Beaches in Fiji

More than 100 packages have appeared throughout the Fijian islands in the past three months.
Gavin Butler
9.19.18
Drugs

The Story of How I Finally Quit Doing Cocaine

It’s not just because I’m tired of being a bloodsucking ghoul. In 2018, blow isn’t what it used to be.
Kitty Gray
9.11.18
Drugs

How Cocaine Affects Your Dick and Sperm

Do enough coke and it can cause priapism—a persistent, very painful erection.
Tom Usher
8.9.18
true crime

Miami Luxury Yacht Owner and Captain Charged in Horrific Coke-Fueled Death

According to the feds, the 91-foot "Miami Vice" was piloted by a captain who regularly did blow—and a French owner knew about it.
Francisco Alvarado
8.8.18
Drugs

George Jung, the Inspiration Behind 'Blow,' Says Prison Saved His Life

The one-time cocaine kingpin turns 76 this week.
Seth Ferranti
8.3.18
Drugs

We Embedded with Vigilante Drug Testers at the Gathering of the Juggalos

In opioid-ravaged Ohio, Bunk Police helped Insane Clown Posse fans test their drugs.
Allison Tierney
7.31.18
Drugs

What It's Like to Be a Big-Time Female Coke Trafficker

"We were moving like 60 keys a week. I brought in my dad and my stepbrother and we were off and running."
Brandi Davis
7.30.18