Drugs

Behind the U.S.'s Bogus War on Taliban Drug Labs

America has spent tens of millions of dollars blowing up heroin and meth labs in Afghanistan. Except many of them are just huts.

Mike Power

The DEA Shares Blame for the Opioid Crisis

The Drug Enforcement Agency's role in the opioid crisis makes clear that law enforcement shouldn't be regulating medicine.

Maia Szalavitz

This Startup Says It's Making Odorless Weed

A Canadian company says it's trying to make weed less dank.

Troy Farah

It’s Official: VICE's Reporting Makes Readers Take Drugs More Safely

A study found that a VICE headline about fake MDMA encouraged people to test their drugs.

Max Daly

I Traveled the World Meeting Drug Dealers. Here’s What I’ve Learned

After being jailed for dealing cocaine, Niko Vorobyov decided to immerse himself in the global drugscape and write a book about it.

Seth Ferranti

This Synthetic Leaf Turns Sunlight Into Drugs

The nature-inspired 'mini-factory' could produce drugs on the spot in the jungle, or on Mars, scientists say.

Maddie Bender

How I Infiltrated a Chinese Drug Lab

For his new book investigating the powerful opioid fentanyl, journalist Ben Westhoff explains how he found himself inside a synthetic drug lab on the outskirts of Shanghai.

Ben Westhoff

Socially Anxious People Are Taking MDMA and Other Psychedelics to Cope

Scientists say that combined with therapy, these drugs could be a promising treatment option.

Shayla Love

Watch the Trailer for 'Top Boy,' Drake's Netflix Drug Drama

The rapper has resurrected the series that chronicles London's gritty drug market.

Alex Zaragoza

Man Arrested with Grenade Launcher, Over a Dozen Firearms, and White Supremacist Propaganda

Police were originally responding to the scene of a car accident.

Tess Owen

These Two People Can Now Legally Use Cocaine in Mexico

A Mexican judge ruled that private use of cocaine "doesn't put one's health at great risk."

Emily Green

The Reason Hondurans Are Very Pissed Off Right Now — and Taking to the Streets

U.S. prosecutors have accused the president of conspiring with drug traffickers.

Emily Green
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