black market


VICE Specials / Extra Scene

The Future of Cannabis: Black Market vs Legitimate Dispensaries

We talked to some cannabis entrepreneurs in the Bay Area where some of these plans already exist to find out if they have brought equity to the industry or if they have handed the keys to corporate interests.   
Weediquette / S3 EP3

Pot Pipeline

Krishna follows an illegal shipment of weed from California to New York.
VICE Canada Reports

QC Bud: The Black Market's Last Stand

With cannabis legalization around the corner, the “green rush” is already starting in Quebec. This VICE doc explores what the complicated transition from a black to a legal cannabis market will look like in Quebec.
Weediquette / S2 EP5

Going Legit

Krishna meets illegal pot dealers and growers trying to enter the legal industry.
Cyberwar / S1 EP3

Cyber Mercenaries

Authoritarian regimes are using spyware tools bought from private companies in the West. Hacker PhineasFisher targeted these companies to reveal their deals.
Daily VICE

Baltimore Bail Bonds

We're back in Baltimore to hear the story of how a broken window got one teen detained for half a million dollar bail.
Canadian Cannabis

The Dark Grey Market

VICE host Damian Abraham went to BC, the Wild West of Canadian chronic to visit marijuana grows and dispensaries that navigate the line between the black & grey markets.

A Prayer for Uganda & Kidneyville

Isobel Yeung travels to Uganda to meet some of the anti-gay leaders teaching intolerance to Uganda's youth and Vikram Gandhi goes to Dhaka to explore the thriving illegal market for kidneys.
Tonic Presents: VICE on HBO


Vikram Gandhi goes to Dhaka to explore the thriving illegal market for kidneys, and to see why so many of the country's poor are willing to take such a drastic step for the cash they need.