We Found Evidence of Cocaine Use in U.K. Government Buildings
Our coke swabs—which turn blue when they detect the drug—picked up traces of coke in four of the nine locations we tested.
Scientists Say Chemical Found in Spinach Is Basically a Steroid, Should Be Banned for Athletes
Tired: blaming boner pills for your doping allegations. Wired: blaming a salad!
How Past Drug Use Can Stop You From Getting Into the U.S.
After a British tourist was turned away because customs officials found an old text about cocaine on her phone, we asked an expert what else might get in your way.
I Got Banned From the U.S. When Airport Security Found My Coke Texts
I was immediately sent back to the U.K. when immigration officials said they’d found a reference to cocaine on my phone.
A Bizarre New Species of Mollusk Eats Rocks, Poops Sand, and Shapes Rivers
Lithoredo abatanica, a very weird shipworm found in a river in the Philippines, represents both a new species and genus.
The Inside Story of Europe's First Narco-State
A young generation of Albanians are caught between organized crime's politics, rampant unemployment, and the fast cash of Class A drugs.
The Mysterious Consequences of Repeatedly Overdosing on Opioids
Experts are concerned we'll see a rise in brain damage among people who survive multiple ODs in the age of fentanyl.
Your Drug Habit Is Destroying the Planet
The illegal drug trade comes with a significant environmental cost, but it doesn't have to.
Cold Showers Help Me Manage Dysphoria When Nothing Else Works
When I had an eating disorder linked to dysphoria, I thought cold showers would help me lose weight. Instead, I find that they bring me back to myself.
How to Tell Your Doctor You're Using Drugs
“A psychedelic? Why would you do that?” my doctor asked.
How Big U.S. Companies Are Selling Weed Vapes in the United Kingdom
We met J.J. O'Brien from vape giant PAX Labs to talk about bringing the PAX 3 to the U.K. and marketing a legal product to an illegal market.
Opinion: The New Ketamine-Based Antidepressant Is a Rip-Off
Johnson & Johnson patented a form of the psychedelic with less research and a ridiculous price tag.