fentanyl

High Wire

The Radical New Fentanyl Trend That Could Save Lives and Screw Dealers

One $5 or $10 fatal dose could become dozens or even hundreds of nonfatal highs.
Maia Szalavitz
11.20.18
Drugs

The Story of How I Finally Quit Doing Cocaine

It’s not just because I’m tired of being a bloodsucking ghoul. In 2018, blow isn’t what it used to be.
Kitty Gray
9.11.18
Drugs

A Massive Underground Drug Tunnel to Mexico Was Found Underneath an Abandoned KFC

Feds stumbled upon the underground passageway after cops busted the building's owner with meth, coke, heroin, and fentanyl.
Drew Schwartz
8.23.18
Drugs

We Embedded with Vigilante Drug Testers at the Gathering of the Juggalos

In opioid-ravaged Ohio, Bunk Police helped Insane Clown Posse fans test their drugs.
Allison Tierney
7.31.18
Drugs

The Bizarre Story Behind a Coke Dealer's On-Camera Confession

We talked to the Bunk Police about why they released the video, which shows the dealer crying.
Allison Tierney
7.12.18
Opioids

An Opioid Popularized by a Nazi Doctor Is Ravaging Africa

The former director of the drug enforcement agency in Nigeria estimated in 2016 that seven in ten boys were abusing drugs like tramadol.
Ben Westhoff
5.18.18
High Wire

What We Don't Know About Drugs Is Killing Us

The lack of information out there on fentanyls alone is shocking.
Maia Szalavitz
12.29.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Feds want to split up detained migrant families, more than 120 countries condemn US in UN vote​, government shutdown averted with funding bill, and more.
VICE Staff
12.22.17
HEROIN

Supervised Injection Sites Could Stop Untold Opioid-Related Deaths

With hundreds of successful examples across Europe, Australia, and Canada, the potential for safe rooms stateside is real.
Aaron Kase
12.1.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Don't Worry, Kellyanne Conway's Handling the Opioid Crisis

Despite her not having any experience in public health whatsoever.
Drew Schwartz
11.30.17
High Wire

This Fentanyl Test Could Save Lives if America Would Just Embrace It

It's International Overdose Awareness Day, which means it's time to talk about how we usually get drug policy wrong—and why harm reduction is the answer.
Maia Szalavitz
8.31.17
News

Woman Banned from US After Border Agent Finds Proof of Drug Use on Phone

US border officials searched her phone, finding a story about how she almost died after ingesting fentanyl she thought was cocaine.
Allison Tierney
8.15.17
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