Drug Enforcement Administration

State of Surveillance

Are You a Spy Tech Nerd Who Can 'Climb Poles'? The US Embassy in Thailand Has a Job for You

JOB ALERT!
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.28.17
News

Why It Matters that the Feds Are Opening the Doors for Weed Science

By removing infuriating roadblocks, the federal government may have just ushered in a golden age for green research.
Mike Pearl
8.12.16
Features

Marijuana Legalization Is Leaving Home Growers Without a Pot to Grow In

Is there any reason marijuana aficionados shouldn’t have the same rights as home brewers?
Joel Warner
8.11.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Investigators believe 100 Democrats were hit in the Russian cyberattack, the Trump Tower climber reportedly wanted an audience with the candidate, the DEA will announce an expansion to marijuana research, and more.
VICE Staff
8.11.16
Weed

The DEA Is Dropping Some Big Weed News Tomorrow

Whatever it is, it'll be published in the Federal Register.
Brian Anderson
8.10.16
Stuff

Here's What Happens After a Massive Cocaine Bust

Civilians "better duck, first of all, because the bullets are gonna fly."
Allie Conti
5.24.16
Drugs

Here’s the DEA Contract for Hacking Team's Spyware

The contract reveals all the details of the relationship between the Italian spy tech company and the American anti-drug agency.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.19.16
Power

DOJ Hacker Also Accessed Forensic Reports and State Department Emails

This comes on top of those nearly 30,000 employee details.
Joseph Cox
2.12.16
Bitcoin

Silk Road's Crooked DEA Agent Tried to Invest in My Bitcoin Startup

Carl Mark Force IV, who was sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison for misconduct during the Silk Road investigation, wanted to be my business partner.
Justin O'Connell
12.3.15
mexico

What the Pentagon Has Learned from the War on Drugs

Many of the same difficulties that exist in targeted killings exist in counter-drug missions.
Joseph Trevithick
10.24.15
crime

DEA Agent Who Faked a Murder and Took Bitcoins from Silk Road Explains Himself

Carl Mark Force IV was sentenced to 6 1/2 years after abusing his position as a federal officer.
Sarah Jeong
10.20.15
News

Is America's Flakka Scare Almost Over?

As the DEA works with local and state law enforcement agencies to crack down on dealers, flakka's popularity has probably reached its apex and could soon be replaced by another unregulated synthetic drug.
Francisco Alvarado
9.9.15
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