narcotics

Drugs

Why Some Meth and DMT Users Are Using Vapes

There’s little research on the safety of vaping drugs beyond nicotine and cannabis, but that hasn’t stopped people from trying.
Richard Greenhill
8.30.18
Noisey

Brujeria's Gory Deathgrind Debut Inspired a Generation of Latinx Metalheads

25 years later, Latinx band members past and present look back on 'Matando Güeros,' the group’s unflinching 1993 Satanic narco-grind LP.
Gary Suarez
8.22.18
Drugs

China is Using Mass Pee and Poo Surveillance to Police Illegal Drug Use

Police in dozens of Chinese cities are sifting through human waste to track narcotics rings and drug programs.
Sarah Emerson
7.17.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Rose McGowan Says Arrest Warrant Is an Attempt to 'Silence' Her

The actress and outspoken Harvey Weinstein accuser called the warrant for felony drug possession "a load of horseshit."
Drew Schwartz
10.31.17
Pregnancy

Pregnant Women Are Being Arrested for Crimes They Didn't Know They Committed

In the United States, state-level legislation is being used to prosecute pregnant women who use drugs—violating their civil rights and making it impossible for them to get the help they need.
Kimberly Lawson
5.23.17
How Not to Die

You Can Now Buy Anti-Overdose Meds Along With Your Toilet Paper

Kroger is selling an easy-to-use nasal spray that can save lives.
Susan Rinkunas
1.31.17
Meducation

People Are Stealing Drugs Prescribed to Pets

Veterinarians want to get ahead of this disturbing pattern.
Susan Rinkunas
1.18.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Someone Shipped $55 Million Worth of Cocaine to a Coca-Cola Factory

A Coca-Cola plant in France opened a shipping container that was supposed to be full of juice and discovered around 800 pounds of blow.
Matthew James-Wilson
8.31.16
Drugs

Can You Reverse the Long-Term Effects of Drugs by Being Healthy?

We went through a few of the world's favorite substances—booze, weed, coke, MDMA, NOS, and ketamine—to examine how you can mitigate the damage they cause to your body.
Jack Blocker
8.8.16
Drugs

UN Report Urges Solutions to Dark Web Drug Trade

The agency has called for more legislative and technological methods for clamping down on the dark web's narcotics marketplace.
Joseph Cox
6.23.16
Narcomania

Why Do the British Love Ketamine So Much?

Most American recreational drug users turn up their noses at the drug known as special k, but in the UK, it's become fully integrated into the country's party scene.
Max Daly
6.12.16
Stuff

What McDonald's and Walmart Can Teach Drug Cartels

Writer Tom Wainwright's latest book <i>Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel</i> looks at the drug trade as if it were a legal business, finding common ground between the underworld and legitimate corporations.
Seth Ferranti
2.27.16
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