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Snack Foods Are Not Crack, and It's Not Cute to Compare Them

Branding that compares gourmet foods to hard drugs makes light of the real impact of addiction and the War on Drugs.
Hilary Pollack
12.5.18
Drugs

Why So Many Young British People Are Smoking Crack

The past year has seen a huge 30 percent rise in people under the age of 25 seeking treatment for the drug.
Emily Goddard
3.5.18
Stuff

Comedian Sean Patton Was Paid $500 Not to Tell This Story

So we decided to animate it in the finale episode of VICELAND's 'Party Legends.'
VICE Staff
8.12.16
Stuff

A Former Crack Dealer Explains the Danger and Appeal of Slinging Rocks in the 80s

For a while, at least, there were no wars and no worries—just fun, easy money.
Daniel Shkolnik
5.3.16
News

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Is in Palliative Care

The family of the former hard-partying mayor has been by his side in the hospital for days as he continues his battle with cancer.
Manisha Krishnan
3.21.16
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You Can Now Buy a Strain of Weed Named After Rob Ford

According to an online review riddled with double entendres, the "fat, stinky buds" found in Ford's weed namesake are pretty good.
Manisha Krishnan
1.6.16
Drugs

Inside the Lives of the Heroin Addicts Who Steal from Supermarkets to Fund Their Use

Every couple of weeks in the UK there are reports of heroin users appearing in court to face shoplifting charges. I hung out with a couple of them to see what their world is like.
Max Daly
11.16.15
Travel

Inside the Devastation of Germany's Crack Capital

The crack problem in Frankfurt's Bahnhofsviertel neighborhood has gotten so bad, residents are nostalgic for the days when heroin was addicts' drug of choice.
Ben Kilb
7.30.15
Photo

Photos from Inside São Paulo's Most Secretive Street Drugs Market

Taken by Índio Badaróss – the artist known as "the Basquiat of Cracolândia."
Índio​ Badaróss and Gabriel Uchida, Words: Felipe La
3.19.15
Film

This Guy from Edinburgh's Estates Made a 'Real-Life Trainspotting' About His Youth

Garry Fraser grew up in Muirhouse, an estate north of Edinburgh that was being decimated by heroin and AIDS. After escaping from a crippling crack addiction, he started making films and is now a BAFTA and MTV Award winner.
Daniel Dylan Wray
2.19.15
News

Yesterday Was Rob Ford’s Last Day as Mayor, but His Story Isn’t Over

The multi-tentacled crime drama that surrounded Rob Ford's mayoral tenure is kind of like the Serial podcast for Toronto politics nerds, and the mess continues to be heavily investigated online by armchair sleuths.
Patrick McGuire
12.1.14
Stuff

Inside the Secret World of a British Undercover Drugs Cop

Neil Woods spent 14 years pretending to be an addict and infiltrating local drug rings in the UK.
Michael Allen
9.5.14
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