This Guy Is Selling Quebec Cream Soda to American Rappers for $200 a Box
With his company Rare Drank, this "soft drink dealer" sells high-priced Quebec cream soda to lean dealers and American rappers.
Painkiller Addictions are the Easiest to Hide
“The people I hid it from were the ones that were going to help me the most."
I Relived My Glory Years At a Teen 'Party Awareness' Party
The simulated party meant to highlight dangers of teen partying, but even the parents were like whatever.
Inside Florida's Codeine Black Market
Long glamorized by Dirty South rap acts, "lean" is increasingly lucrative on the street thanks in part to prescription drug busts.
More and More Young French People Are Getting High on Cough Syrup
The cocktail of cough syrup and soda long known in the US as 'purple drank' has made it way across the Atlantic Ocean. And French health authorities are not pleased.
Did Poppy Seed Tea Kill This College Student?
Bagels, muffins, and salad dressings are all conduits for two of nature’s most powerful and potentially lethal opiates.
From 'War and Peace' to Rihanna—Why Is Everyone Mumbling?
There's more to lyrics like "dur dur dur dur dur" than you'd think.
An Expert Says Chocolate Works Better Than Codeine for Coughs
Alyn Morice, a world-renowned cough expert, says that compounds in cocoa are actually more effective at relieving symptoms than traditional medicines.
Welcome to Fall with Threading's Shoegazing New Song "Candy Ghost"
Cooler weather means cooler music.
Scientists Have Figured Out How to Make Sugar into Narcotics
There’s a new sort of drug cave in town and it has a hell of a lot more in common with an Au Bon Pain than some back alley in Shanghai.
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Scientists Have Figured Out a Way to Brew Opiates from Yeast
This is great for both the medical community and (maybe) the illegal drug manufacturing community.
We Spoke to the Directors of 'Catch Me Daddy,' a Thrilling New British Indie Movie
A nightmarish, drug-fueled, modern twist on the western, the film tells the story of an attempted honor killing on the Yorkshire Moors.
Rachel Segal Hamilton