The War on Drugs
There’s No Rational Way to Justify America’s Drug Laws
People assume a medical committee sat down to consider which recreational drugs were the safest and least addictive, and this wise group decided alcohol and tobacco should be legal, while marijuana and everything else shouldn't. That's not what happened.
Scientists Want the FDA to Designate MDMA a 'Breakthrough Therapy' for PTSD
A new study found ecstasy and psychotherapy “significantly decreased” symptoms of PTSD in veterans and first responders.
FBI Shows Arrest Video Of Dark Web Kingpin Who Died By Suicide in Police Custody
At a cybersecurity conference, the FBI aired a video showing the arrest of AlphaBay’s Alexandre Cazes.
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance
Mitski Is Like a Designated Driver for People on Drugs in This Short Film
'SITTING' stars the artist as someone who looks after people when they take a rare chemical.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Let This Intense Police Video Be a Warning to You, Heroin Dealers
Lake County Sheriff's Office is not messing around.
love is a hoax
Love Is a Hoax
In honor of Valentine's Day, we're spending the week debunking myths and lies about romance.
Meet the Foragers Getting High on Mugwort
I joined forager Richard Osmond in search of mugwort, a relative of wormwood, the flavoring agent in absinthe. It’s also known for the inducement of weird dreams.
This Hormone Injection Could Make You More Romantic and Horny
A recent study sheds light on how kisspeptin, a naturally occurring reproductive hormone, works to link sexual and emotional brain processing with the part of the brain that regulates the reproduction.
Turning the Philippines' drug executions into a game
Drug Dealers Explain Their Marketing Strategies
"A few years ago I started putting my molly in gel capsules with red and white halves and calling them Pokéballs."
A Bad Batch of Drugs Made My Eyesight Chronically Grainy
With Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder, you're seeing the world around you through a layer of television-like static.
Crime & Drugs
The Rise of Mexican Black Tar
VICE News travels to the remote mountains of Guerrero, Mexico, to follow the lucrative and destructive path of black tar heroin as it makes its way to the US.