War on Drugs


The War On Drugs

Did the CIA Actually Sell Crack in the 1980s?

As cocaine flooded into America in the 1980s, this is how one reporter exposed CIA collaboration with cartels. Did the US government actually cause the crack epidemic?
Rat Park

Rat Park Documentary: Behind The Scenes

Behind the scenes of the new Vice Canada feature documentary - Rat Park. Available on Crave Canada's streaming service.
Daily VICE

'Cocaine Prison' Aims to Humanize the Drug Trade by Giving Inmates Video Cameras

Cocaine Prison is a new documentary premiering at TIFF that tells the story of a brother and sister caught up in the drug trade in Bolivia. Director Violeta Ayala got remarkable access, even getting cameras into the hands of prisoners.

The War on Weed

Krishna investigates how Bernard Noble's two joints led to 13 years in prison.
VICE News Specials

The Rise of Mexican Black Tar

VICE News investigates the lucrative and dangerous rise of Mexican black tar heroin.

Stoned Vets

Krishna meets Vets exploring and using weed to treat PTSD.
Weediquette / Clip

Stoned Baby: Checking On T-Cells

Krishna Andavolu travels to Los Angeles to the home of Tracy and Josh Ryan, who started treating their baby with cannabis before she could even talk.
VICE Specials / Clip

Cocaine: Narcos, Sicarios, and Peru (Part 3)

We embed with the Peruvian National Police into the Upper-Huallaga, once the main coca supplier region to the Medellin Cartel.
VICE Specials / Clip

Cocaine: Narcos, Sicarios and Peru (Part 2)

We meet a former hitman for Pablo Escobar in the slums of the city of Lima.
VICE Specials / Clip

Cocaine: Narcos, Sicarios and Peru (Part 1)

In part one of our three-part documentary, we meet two DEA agents who spent years on the trail of the elusive king of cocaine.