The Rise and Fall of Otoniel, the So-Called ‘New Pablo Escobar’

The arrest and capture of Dairo Antonio Úsuga, aka Otoniel, was lauded by the President of Colombia. But what influence will his downfall realistically have on international drug trafficking?

TikTok Is Getting High on McGruff the Crime Dog’s 1986 Debut Album

A popular audio on the app makes a gag out of a song about getting high off crack and cocaine. Turns out it was part of an anti-drug campaign aimed at elementary school kids

Three Men on Surviving a Life Sentence for Weed

Richard DeLisi, Way Quoe Long and Craig Cesal were all handed de facto life sentences for weed. Meanwhile, the legal industry is raking in billions

What Happened to Bath Salts, America’s Freakiest Drug?

Ten years ago, bath salts became Public Enemy No. 1 in the War on Drugs — but what was truth and what was fiction when it came to its harms?