drug wars

surprise

Jeff Sessions Has a Plan for the Opioid Epidemic: More Cops

Is this going to be a “War on Drugs” disaster or a collaborative effort to end the epidemic?
Kaleigh Rogers
5.11.17
Weed

Marijuana Arrests Are At a 20-Year Low

But people are still getting busted for weed possession almost every minute.
Madison Margolin
9.28.16
Stuff

The Nazi-Loving Drug Lord Who Revolutionized the Cocaine Smuggling Industry

When Carlos "Crazy Charlie" Lehder of the Medellin cartel, was eventually taken down for his drug crimes, the prosecutors compared his cocaine transportation system to what Henry Ford was to automobiles.
Seth Ferranti
1.9.16
VICE TALKS FILM

Kathryn Bigelow Interviews the Filmmaker Behind the Mexican Drug War Documentary, 'Cartel Land'

In this episode of 'VICE Talks Film,' director Kathryn Bigelow interviews filmmaker Matthew Heineman about his Sundance award-winning documentary, 'Cartel Land.'
VICE Staff
7.2.15
drug wars

"Pot Allowed Me To Take It Down a Notch": Marijuana and the NFL

NFL players say they use pot to control both physical pain and post-game moods and tempers. But will they ever be able to do it openly?
Keegan Hamilton
1.31.14
News

Z-40 Is a Product of the American Drug War: You’re Welcome, Mexico

A former DEA analyst said, "Our policy of prohibition is what creates people like Morales. It incentivizes violence to a tremendous degree, so we shouldn’t be surprised when someone rises to the top and commits 2,000 murders to get there, because in...
Dawn Paley
7.26.13