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High Wire
High Wire

Just Because You Can't Stop Taking Antidepressants Doesn't Mean You're Addicted

Americans often talk about depending on antidepressants like it's the same thing as being addicted to drugs like coke. Here's why that's wrong.
Maia Szalavitz
14 hours ago
News
News

Peru Prosecutors Say Canadian Killed by Lynch Mob May Have Shot Ayahuasca Shaman

Locals in the Amazon appear to have taken justice into their own hands after a tourist was accused of killing a revered Indigenous healer.
Allison Tierney
14 hours ago
News
News

Two Arrests Ordered After Lynch Mob Kills Canadian Man in Peru

Sebastian Woodroffe went to the Amazon to study plant medicine. Then he was accused of killing an ayahuasca shaman.
Allison Tierney
2 days ago
Social Media
Social Media

The Worst Things People Have Put on Their Instagram Stories

"I posted a video of myself with a bag of coke in my mouth and then wrote 'Let it snow! Let it snow!'"
Daisy Jones
3 days ago
WEED
WEED

Does Your Senator Think Weed Should Be Legal?

We asked every US senator what they thought of marijuana legalization. Here's what we learned.
Eve Peyser
3 days ago
Weed Week
Weed Week

Legal Cannabis Could Change 4/20 Forever

Although weed will soon be legal throughout Canada, there’s still lots for cannabis users to protest about.
Damian Abraham
4.20.18
WEED
WEED

My Grandma Went to Jail for Selling Joints and Now White People Are Profiting Off Weed

I've seen the racism of the war on drugs up close, and it can't be forgotten as America dives into the legal pot industry.
Lauren Lluveras
4.20.18
WEED
WEED

People Told Us the Highest They've Ever Been in Six Words

“Thought I was in SpongeBob’s house.”
Anna Goldfarb
4.19.18
News
News

Judge Slams Millennial Instagram Culture While Sentencing Woman for Cocaine Smuggling

Mélina Roberge received eight years for her part in a scheme to smuggle coke into Australia via a cruise ship.
Allison Tierney
4.18.18
Smokeables
Smokeables

How to Mask the Smell of Weed with a DIY Artisanal Sploof

With just a few household items, some sage, and a handful of flower petals, your home can smell like "a leather jacket shop" in no time.
VICE Staff
4.18.18
Childhood
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
Smokeables
Smokeables

How to Make a Bong Out of a Potato Chip Can

VICE's Trey Smith shows you how to use a pen, duct tape, a TV cable, and a potato chip can to make a reliable bong in just a few minutes.
VICE Staff
4.17.18