Synthetic Drugs Will Change the Global Drug Trade Forever
Drug traffickers thrive on their ability to penetrate national borders, but a new era of toxic, man-made highs could dissolve those boundaries and transform the global drug trade.
Prisons in the UK Are Facing a Synthetic Marijuana Epidemic
The government has described the synthetic weed Spice as "the most serious threat to the safety and security of the prison system," and it's not wrong.
The Inside Story of How the UK's Big City Drug Gangs Are Taking Over the Rest of the Country
More and more, city gangs are sending young runners out into the sticks to sell crack and heroin. We spoke to dealers, sex workers, and police to get a better understanding of how the whole process works.
British Police Officers Reveal What They Really Think About the War on Drugs
"Sometimes I think we're like those Japanese soldiers in WWII—the ones on the island who just kept fighting because they didn't know the war was over."
Are You Supporting Violence When You Buy Drugs?
Some critics say users are responsible for the narco-war and the toxic pollution of the world's rainforests, but the forces creating these situations are actually at a much higher level.
How Majority Muslim Countries Are Handling HIV Infections
In most parts of the world, HIV infections and deaths from AIDS have been falling, but in Muslim-majority regions, new HIV infections have been on the rise since 2001.