drug trafficking

Weed

What It’s Like to Be a Big-Time Female Weed Trafficker

"I am Queen C; I am this badass bitch. But I do have this secret."
Manisha Krishnan
8.17.18
Drugs

What It's Like to Be a Big-Time Female Coke Trafficker

"We were moving like 60 keys a week. I brought in my dad and my stepbrother and we were off and running."
Brandi Davis
7.30.18
Childhood

Meeting the Fugitive Kids of International Drug Smugglers

The writer—who was forced to move around the world as a child because of her weed-smuggling father—speaks to others who have lived similar lives.
Tyler Wetherall
4.18.18
cocaine

How Colombia's Largest Coke Bust Will Affect Supply Worldwide

We did some math and talked to drug policy experts about how the latest 12-ton haul would affect global consumers.
Jamie Clifton
11.9.17
Zero Context

VICE Without Context: 'Before Quitting, She Flashed the Principal Her Vagina'

VICE.com's most memorable lines from the week of April 17, presented with no context.
Alex Norcia
4.23.17
cocaine

Beheadings, Prison Riots, and Graft: How a Cartel War Is Tearing Brazil Apart

The hellish violence inside Amazonian prisons is a reflection of the narco-corruption that has infected every strata of society.
Chris Feliciano​ Arnold
1.23.17
Narcomania

No, Your Drug Use Is Not Funding Terrorism

We often hear about "Jihadists flooding the west with heroin," or "ISIS making billions through drug trafficking"—but we rarely see much actual evidence.
Max Daly
9.20.16
daily vice

Behind the Scenes of 'MAD' Magazine

On this episode of 'Daily VICE,' VICE's art editor Nick Gazin gets a tour of the 62-year-old publication and meets the brains behind the operation.
VICE Staff
8.3.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Guy Started a Meth Ring with His $3 Million Lottery Winnings

Ronnie Music Jr. decided to really push his luck after winning the scratch-off lottery jackpot last year.
VICE Staff
7.27.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A 73-Year-Old Australian Woman Has Been Sentenced to Death in Vietnam

Nguyen Thi Huong was arrested in 2014 with 2.8 kilograms of heroin hidden in bars of soap. She claims the soap was a gift.
VICE Staff
7.1.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Canada Strikes Down Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Law for Drug Traffickers

The law amounts to "cruel and usual punishment."
Manisha Krishnan
4.15.16
Life Inside

A Prosecutor’s Regret: How I Sentenced Someone to Life in Prison for Selling Drugs

We caught him selling a small amount of crack: only 57 grams.
John Lovell, as told to Alysia Santo
4.8.16