Drugs

These DEA Patches Make Doing Drugs Seem Extremely Rad

The job of the United States Drug Enforcement Agency is to put people who use and sell drugs in jail. Accordingly, the DEA usually presents itself…
Andy Cush / March 15, 2017

Report: Vice Music Editor Allegedly Tried to Turn Writers Into Drug Mules

A former music editor at Vice Canada has been accused of trying to recruit a handful of young employees and contractors at the company to…
Taylor Berman / February 2, 2017

There’s a Petition to Have Fetty Wap Play ‘Trap Queen’ at Nancy Reagan’s Funeral

Nancy Reagan, wife to President Ronald Reagan, died yesterday at age 94, and her death sparked a renewed conversation about the War on Drugs —…
James Grebey / March 7, 2016

Ecstasy, Fake LSD, and Sort-Of Magic Mushrooms: The Future of Dance Music’s Drugs

"Many people are experimenting with the drug ecstasy. I heard you say once that a lie is sweet in the beginning and bitter in the…
Harley Brown / October 30, 2015

Rolling in the Deep: Hip-Hop’s Greatest Molly Moments

It all started out as a weight-loss gambit. In 1913, German pharmaceutical company Merck patented MDMA (née "3,4-methylenedioxy-N-methamphetamine") for use as a diet pill, beginning…
SPIN Staff / February 28, 2013

Bath Salts: Deep in the Heart of America’s New Drug Nightmare

COLUMBUS, OH — On an unseasonably hot and muggy May afternoon, a squad of armed agents from the Franklin County Drug Task Force — some…
Natasha Vargas-Cooper / June 14, 2012