We often hear about "Jihadists flooding the west with heroin", or "ISIS making billions through drug trafficking" – but we rarely see much actual evidence.
We caught him selling a small amount of crack: only 57 grams.
As drug cartels continue to change their trafficking routes to evade interference by authorities, enforcement agencies are struggling to keep up.
Speaking to Howard Marks about the buzz of trafficking, his dalliance in Ibiza's ecstasy trade and coming to terms with his cancer diagnosis.
Joaquín Guzmán Loera, better known as "El Chapo," surpassed Pablo Escobar as the most successful drug kingpin of all time years ago. This weekend, he pulled off his second elaborate escape from prison.
A recent government crackdown has made dealers and users nervous, but it hasn't stopped people from getting high in the Chinese capital.
Members of the notorious Mongrel Mob and Black Power gangs will soon be working as landscapers in an effort to give them a legal source of income.
Colombia's broader drug problem is, and always has been, that the global war on drugs has made cocaine production too profitable for too many people.
VICE founder Suroosh Alvi went to Mexico to meet the drug cartels that are stealing the country's oil.
The Mexican government is again under scrutiny for their relationship to the drug cartels.
The War On Drugs has forced South American cartels into a damaging rethink.
Khadija Shah was arrested for carrying £3.2 million worth of heroin through Islamabad airport.