Venezuela's Government Is So Corrupt It Basically Has Its Own Cartel

They call it the Cartel of the Suns, and it's no joke.

Deborah Bonello

A Woman Faces Life in Prison for Sharing Drugs in Jail

A 22-year-old woman overdosed and died in jail. A 24-year-old faces first-degree murder charges. Did the system fail them both?

Tana Ganeva

Prison Escapees Describe How They Did It

"Other inmates attacked the guards. Being of a slightly mellower constitution, I stole an ice cream and went for a walk in the sun."

Nick Chester

A Brief, 200-Year History of Humanity’s Love for Laughing Gas

People were using it to get high in the 1700s—long before anyone used it to decorate cakes.

Gavin Butler

Martin Shkreli Seems to Be Running His Company from Prison with an Illegal Phone

Looks like Pharma Bro somehow just screwed himself over—again.

Allie Conti

2C-B Is the Drug Taking Over the UK's Clubs

For decades, only psychedelic connoisseurs knew about 2C-B, but in recent years knowledge has spread, leading more and more dealers to sell it on the darknet.

James Nolan
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The Rise and Fall of 'Red Mitsubishis': the Pill That Terrified Australia

In the 90s, they were the pill of choice. By the early 2000s they'd become public enemy number one.

Sam Nichols

America Is Now One of the Most Expensive Places on Earth to Get High

According to a recent report, the price of a "basket" of drugs went up about 40 percent. We asked an expert what was going on.

Allie Conti

French Director Gaspar Noé on America’s Fear of the Penis

“The fear of the penis in the United States still shocks me,” he said. “In many ways, the Western world is turning Victorian.”

Noel Ransome

Opium-Addicted Parrots Keep Raiding Poppy Farms in India

Poppy farmers are being forced to guard their crops against the drug-addled birds, who get high off the narcotic effects of the plant.

Gavin Butler

Remembering the Great British Mephedrone Craze

Ten years later, one small-time drone dealer remembers the month the drug hit his university.

James Berry

'Roy in Hollywood: Parts 15 and 16,' Today's Comic by Gilbert Hernandez

After overdosing on heroin and being brought back to life, Roy and his clown friend try to break his lady love out of jail.

Gilbert Hernandez
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