new psychoactive substances

uk

Cops Say UK's New Drug Law Will Push More Sales to the Dark Web

Almost six months after the Psychoactive Substances Act, drugs such as spice are advertised on dark web markets.
Joseph Cox
9.12.16
uk

​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.”
Victoria Turk
5.26.16
Stuff

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.
David Gilmour
4.8.16
uk

Surprise: Now-Illegal 'Legal Highs' Are Widely Available on the Dark Web

As governments crack down on "new psychoactive substances," their presence on the dark web is inevitable.
Joseph Cox
10.2.15
Motherboard Blog

The Year in Narcotics

A flashback to some of the strangest, tragic, and uplifting drug stories published on Motherboard in 2013.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
12.20.13
Motherboard Blog

Atlantis May've Sunk But the Silk Road Is Still Booming

The darknet's drug marketplace apparently wasn't big enough for the both of them.
Brian Anderson
9.26.13
tech

The Motherboard Guide to New Psychoactive Substances

Designer drugs are being tweaked, multiplied, and injected into the internet's one-stop pharmacies so furiously that authorities are scrambling to rejigger existing global drug laws that just can't keep up with today's synthetic speed. Here's what you...
Brian Anderson
7.1.13
Motherboard Blog

The Motherboard Guide to New Psychoactive Substances

Almost everything you'd ever want to know about the near past, present, and possible ecommerce futures of "new" and "legal" brain-blasting drugs.
Brian Anderson
7.1.13