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The Bizarre Story Behind a Coke Dealer's On-Camera Confession

We talked to the Bunk Police about why they released the video, which shows the dealer crying.
Allison Tierney
7.12.18
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Health Experts Urge All UK Festivals to Offer Drug Testing

The Royal Society for Public Health aim to reduce drug-related deaths, which have steadily been on the rise.
Krystal Rodriguez
6.8.17
thump news

At Least Six UK Festivals Plan to Allow Drug Testing This Summer

Cambridgeshire's Secret Garden Party led the charge last year.
Krystal Rodriguez
5.22.17
Drug Testing

Are Home Drug Testing Kits Actually Helpful?

I spoke to two experts to work it out.
David Hillier
4.1.17
thump news

New Study Finds 13% of Festival Deaths Worldwide Caused by Alcohol and Drugs

Looking at fatalities between 1999 and 2014, the report recommends organizers make drug-testing kits more widely available.
Max Mertens
12.13.16
thump news

Thousands of Free Drug-Testing Kits Will Be Available at Music Festivals This Summer in Sydney

The kits are part of a "private maneuver" that goes against governmental orders.
Britt Julious
11.19.16
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Watch 'High Society: Ecstasy,' the First Episode of Our New Series About Drugs in the UK

In this episode of <i>High Society</i>, we investigate how the dangers of using MDMA pills can be reduced.
VICE Staff
10.3.16
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Sober Ravers Talk Clean Partying and Making Interpersonal Connections at Shambhala 2016

We sent Daily VICE to learn more about the long-running Canadian music festival's drug and alcohol-free camping zone.
THUMP Staff
8.22.16
Features

These Photos of Sober Ravers at Shambhala 2016 Prove You Don’t Need Drugs to Have Fun

Behind the scenes of the Canadian electronic music festival's substance-free zone Camp Clean Beats.
Johnny Erwin & Daniel J. Pierce
8.17.16
Relapse: Facing Canada's Opioid Crisis

Canadian Music Festivals Still Can’t Test Pills for Fentanyl

In BC, where overdose deaths are up 74 percent, several festivals offer free drug testing – but fentanyl testing equipment's not ready yet.
Sarah Berman
7.17.16
Features

We Asked a Doctor If Drugs Testing Kits Actually Work

Legality aside, drug testing is also controversial in a scientific sense.
David Garber
6.13.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Employers Can't Find Enough Workers Who Can Pass Drug Tests

The job market is pretty strong, but so is America's fondness for being high.
Lauren Messman
5.17.16
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