Synthetic Weed


Meet the Man Behind a Synthetic Marijuana Steampunk Rock Opera

On this episode of 'HAMILTON'S PHARMACOPEIA,' the host heads to New Zealand to meet a drug advocate working to create safe, legal synthetic weed.


The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump set to gut environmental protections, white supremacist slapped with terrorism charges in New York, and more.


Synthetic Weed Gets FDA Approval, This Time in Liquid Form

The new THC drug Syndros has received FDA approval.


The VICE Morning Bulletin

Donald Trump Jr. has been accused of recycling lines for his RNC speech, Breitbart writer Milo Yiannopoulos has been banned from Twitter after harassing actress Leslie Jones, and more.


Brooklyn bodega owners fear backlash after mass synthetic weed overdose

Yemeni convenience store owners are worried about being blamed for a recent incident involving the drug K2 that left 33 people hospitalized.


A 'bad batch' of synthetic weed turned part of Brooklyn into 'Zombieland'

At least 33 people in Brooklyn's Bed-Stuy neighborhood were hospitalized after apparently overdosing on synthetic marijuana.


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.


Visiting the Factories in China Where Synthetic Marijuana Gets Made

Despite evolving public health regulations, synthetic weed has often been found in corner stores and bodegas around America. But where it originates is a bit murkier.


Watch Our HBO Episode About the Rise of Legal and Deadly Synthetic Drugs

In this episode from season three, we investigated the deadly synthetic drug boom, then visited Iran to see how homosexuals and transsexuals navigate the country's terrifying cultural landscape.


We Revisit Our Story About the Synthetic Weed Epidemic on Today's 'Daily VICE'

We look back at the startling and dangerous epidemic of synthetic marijuana that led governments worldwide to begin banning the substance.


New York Is Cracking Down on Synthetic Weed

On Tuesday, New York City's mayor signed three laws aimed at the worst drug in the world, and a new TV ad campaign discourages anyone from messing with it.


A New Synthetic Drug Is Making British Prisoners Violent and Psychotic

"Black Mamba" is changing drug culture and wreaking havoc in the UK's prisons.