'Breath Therapy' Gave Me the Best High of My Life
Heavy breathing to a techno beat can be like tripping on hallucinogenic drugs.
Anders Haubart Madsen
The Story of Mephedrone, the Party Drug That Boomed and Went Bust
In 2010, it was the UK's fourth favorite substance; nowadays, it's used almost exclusively on the chemsex scene.
I Tried All the Weird Internet Drugs Left in the UK
And spent an afternoon snorting angina medication.
Kevin EG Perry
The high stakes for legal weed on Election Day
Banning Everything That Gets People High Is a Terrible Idea
What, exactly, is so wrong with getting high in 2016?
We Went Out with Legal High Salesmen for Their Final Delivery Run
As of today, legal highs are no longer legal in the UK. We spent the night with some salesmen and users to get their take on what comes next.
The UK Has Banned Drugs That Don’t Even Exist Yet
Scientists and policy experts have raised concerns about the UK government’s broad ban on “psychoactive substances.”
Watching the Death of the UK’s Synthetic Drug Industry with One of Its Last Distributors
An interview with the man who owned the UK's biggest legal high wholesale business.
Britain's Synthetic Weed Problem Is Only Getting Worse
Days after a study suggested synthetic cannabis can be as physically addictive as heroin, we met some users who are stuck in the throes of addiction.
Inmates Talk About How Synthetic Cannabis Is Fucking Everyone Up in Prisons
According to the chief inspector of prisons, spice is having a "devastating impact" on inmates, so we asked them to tell us what they've seen.
Young People in Ireland Are Taking More Psychoactive Drugs Than Anyone Else in Europe
A study released this week found that young people in Ireland are big into "new psychoactive substances." So we tried to work out why.
Researchers Are Gathering Pee From Nightclub Toilets to Track Drug Use
Collecting wastewater direct from the source can help researchers identify the latest new psychoactive substances.