cocaine

Drugs

Exclusive NYPD Data Reveals Just How Often Fentanyl Is in Cocaine

Big claims have been made about the infiltration of fentanyl into America's cocaine supply. So we got some hard data.
Max Daly
7.30.19
Blow hards

A Guy Really Tried to Smuggle a Pound of Cocaine Under His Toupee

Like my hair? Gee, thanks. Just snort it.
Tim Marcin
7.18.19
Drugs

So Here's a Coast Guard Dude Just Surfing a 40-Foot Narco-Sub Packed With Cocaine

Only 11% of cartel subs in the Pacific Ocean are ever caught.
Kelly Vinett
7.12.19
food news

Mixing Poisonous Pufferfish and Cocaine Is a Terrible Idea, Florida Man Learns

Eating the liver of a highly toxic fish is bad. Eating it while on cocaine is worse.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.2.19
Drugs

We Found Evidence of Cocaine Use in U.K. Parliament Buildings

Our coke swabs—which turn blue when they detect the drug—picked up traces of coke in four of the nine locations we tested.
Michael Segalov
6.26.19
Drugs & Crime

The Absurd Theater of the Modern Cocaine Bust

When a billion dollars worth of coke was seized this week, experts were quick to remind us that it's not going to solve America's drug problem.
Alex Norcia
6.21.19
as told to

I Got Banned From the U.S. When Airport Security Found My Coke Texts

I was immediately sent back to the U.K. when immigration officials said they’d found a reference to cocaine on my phone.
Isabella Brazier-Jones
6.20.19
Drugs

Your Drug Habit Is Destroying the Planet

The illegal drug trade comes with a significant environmental cost, but it doesn't have to.
Mike Power
5.29.19
Drugs

Drug Dealers Tell Us How to Spot a Sucker

We asked a few drug dealers how they decide which customers they're going to scam.
Sarah Perrin
5.3.19
fentanyl

Fentanyl Speedballs Are the Latest Disturbing Trend in America's Opioid Crisis

Deliberately mixing the powerful and deadly drug with stimulants like coke and meth is one (dangerous) way users are adjusting to a new market.
Maia Szalavitz
4.25.19
free speech

#YachtCocaineProstitutes is trending all because of Devin Nunes

Nunes is suing the McClatchy Company, which owns 29 newspapers, for its reporting on an allegedly drug- and sex-filled party on a boat owned by a Napa Valley-based winery.
David Uberti
4.9.19
Drugs

The Truth About Drug Dealers Lacing Cocaine with Fentanyl

Authorities have spoken out about the threat of fentanyl in recreational drugs, but there's reason to believe their claims are overblown.
Max Daly
4.5.19
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