Scientists are one step closer to a vaccine that could combat heroin addiction

A vaccine to treat heroin addiction is one step closer to becoming a reality.


5 Horrifying Heroin Effects You Didn't Know About

The effects of heroin are horrifying.

Emily Miller's Rumi Spice Startup Provides Afghan Farmers an Alternative to Growing Opium

Saffron: a safe and sustainable alternative.

This Map Makes It Official: We've Lost This War on Drugs

America's tackling a problem with no solution.

These Charts Show Which Drugs Are Actually Killing People in America

So much for the logic of the War on Drugs.


One Type of Drug Kills 46 Americans Every Single Day — And It's Perfectly Legal

The death rate is up 400% percent since 1999.

3 Months After Marijuana Legalization, Here's What's Happening to Mexican Drug Cartels

It's radically upended Mexico's illegal drug market.

5 Times You Gave Money to Organized Crime Without Realizing It

Buy any avocados recently?

3 Charts Reveal Everything You Need to Know About Heroin Production

The drug that killed Philip Seymour Hoffman and Cory Monteith is re-emerging at a level we haven't seen since the 1970s.

7 Photos Reveal the Fascinating Science Behind How Drugs Affect the Human Body

A window into drugs as you've never seen before.

10 Everyday Words That Get Censored on China's Largest Social Network

If America banned you from using these words on Facebook, you'd absolutely freak out.

Marijuana Legalization: The War On Drugs is Racist

Racism is still alive and well in the U.S. It now bears the name War on Drugs.

The Case For Relegalizing Drugs

Not only is the decades-long "War on Drugs" not working, but drug prohibition also violates individual freedom. Relegalization would breed responsibility and be a more effective approach.