No One Really Knows What’s in Israel’s Most Popular New Liquor
Tel Aviv is hooked on Tubi 60: a cloudy liquor originating from the northern city of Haifa. Despite being widely sold in bars and spawning its own appreciation group, nobody really knows what ingredients it contains.
The DEA Wants to Permanently Ban Flakka, the Drug Linked to Naked Freakouts in Florida
The DEA has moved to outlaw 10 chemicals commonly found in the cheap designer drug, but manufacturers will likely respond by tweaking their recipes.
Meth Trafficking Has Exploded Throughout Asia Despite Hardline Laws
Economic growth and increasingly interlinked markets have allowed both methamphetamine and the chemicals used in its production to flow across the Pacific region.
The UK Khat Ban Is Impacting African Farmers
Last year, I had the chance to visit a khat farm in Kenya—a peaceful place most of the time—where the khat was bundled into high-speed pickup trucks and driven into Nairobi for international distribution. But at midnight last Tuesday, the edible herb...
It's Raining Khat in California
According to DEA documents obtained by Motherboard, seizures of the leafy African stimulant skyrocketed on the West Coast in 2013, after a decade without a single bust. What gives?