Tag: Drugs

‘I Am Very Serious About Them Losing Their Life’: Alabama Mayoral Candidate Calls for Public Hanging of Drug Dealers

Photo: Shutterstock An Alabama mayoral candidate—in the 21st century—wants to bring back public hangings as punishment for drug dealers. Advertisement According to AL.com, James Earl Ray…sorry…Michael Ray James, who is running for mayor in the small city of Sylacauga, is calling for the execution of repeat drug dealers by way of hanging. James has made […]

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Have A Good Trip Demystifies Psychedelics

In 1955, Aldous Huxley, author and early champion of the psychedelic experience, returned to reality after the effects of 400 milligrams of mescaline had settled, brimming with, “the direct, total awareness, from the inside, so to say, of Love as the primary and fundamental cosmic fact.” Recounting the experience to Dr. Humphry Osmond, the English-Canadian […]

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The Very-Weird, Often-Funny ‘Have A Good Trip’ Is Another Sign We’re Entering A New Psychedelic Era

The new documentary Have a Good Trip arrives on Netflix at an interesting nexus point in history. People are quarantined, creating a captive audience for streaming; the culture wars are ongoing but also sort of jumbled — with “plandemic” conspiracy theorists on both the liberal and conservative ends of the spectrum; and psychedelics (the topic […]

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Companies Making CBD Gummies, Vapes, and Lube Got Millions In Bailout Loans

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has doled out millions in forgivable emergency loans to companies selling CBD gummies, oils and vape cartridges, despite blocking state-legal marijuana dispensaries from accessing those same rescue funds. At least three specialty CBD vendors scored a total of over $4 million in federal loans in April, according to Securities and […]

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The Trailer For Netflix’s ‘Have A Good Trip’ Is Loaded With Celebs Sharing Their Psychedelic Journeys

Earlier in the week, Netflix shared some wild celebrity photos from Have A Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics, and now, the streaming service is back with a trippy new trailer that is just as jam-packed with stars sharing their experiences with hallucinogenics and similar mind-altering drugs. While the documentary is loaded with comedic moments, which […]

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Jason Mitchell’s Rep Calls His Drugs And Weapons Arrest A ‘Misunderstanding’

Source: Harrison County Sheriff’s Dept. / Harrison County Sheriff’s Dept. Actor Jason Mitchell was arrested on felony drugs and weapons charges on Wednesday in Mississippi and now his representatives are speaking out. A rep told TMZ, “Jason is at home with his family right now, working on an amazing new project. News stories move fast […]

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Let’s Reflect On When Matt Gaetz Was Called Out For His DUI By Hank Johnson

Source: The Washington Post / Getty For someone in Congress, making arguments is not one of Rep. Matt Gaetz‘s strong suits. The Florida Congressman is constantly talking out of his mouth without any context or tact to a particular topic and it always suggests racist inclinations on his part. He recently proved this when he […]

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Mexican Top Cop Allegedly Bribed by El Chapo Wants Out of Jail Because of Coronavirus

Mexico’s former top law enforcement official, currently housed in a Brooklyn federal jail on charges that he took millions of dollars in bribes from the Sinaloa cartel, has asked to be released while he awaits trial, arguing that he’s at high risk of contracting COVID-19 if he remains behind bars. Genaro García Luna, who led […]

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Andrew Gillum Involved in Alleged Crystal-Meth Incident at South Beach Hotel

Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images) Former Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum was involved in an alleged crystal meth-related incident Thursday night at a Miami Beach hotel. From the Miami Herald: Andrew Gillum, who in 2018 came within 34,000 votes of becoming Florida’s governor, was discovered by police at a South Beach hotel early Friday morning […]

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Inside Mexico’s Warring Cartels and the Millions of People They’ve Displaced

CHICHIHUALCO, Mexico — The Mexican government has struggled to figure out what to do about warring cartels for decades, and that’s led to a massive and mostly ignored crisis: entire towns are being displaced by violence, leaving ghost towns behind. The problem is so severe that a recent study concluded that just between 2011 and […]

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Watch: Where Are All the Flag Lovers Now? Trump Plays and Points During the National Anthem

Photo: Tasos Katopodis (Getty Images) Here’s what happens when you go to the doctor. You have an ailment, you go to the doctor’s office, you see a physician, most likely a general practice doctor who listens to your symptoms and then provides a diagnosis. All the schooling makes doctors the best at recognizing what might […]

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U.S. Coast Guard Officer Who Searched ‘How to Rid the U.S. of Jews’ Just Got 13 Years in Prison on Gun and Drug Charges

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. The U.S. Coast Guard officer accused of stockpiling weapons for a “race war” has been sentenced to 13 years in federal prison on gun and drug charges. Christopher Hasson, 50, was facing a maximum of 31 years in prison for ordering synthetic […]

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Lawyer Turned Label Chief James McMillan Overcomes Drug Felony to Prove It Gets Greater Later

Attorney James McMillan has found breakout success with his debut artist YBN Cordae, who is up for a number of Grammy Awards this year — including Best Rap Album.Photo: Courtesy of ART@WAR James McMillan has come a long way since his drug-dealing days at an HBCU. Now the Cleveland native, a top-rated Entertainment and Sports […]

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Juice WRLD Updates: Everything We Know About Rapper’s Death

Source: WENN/Avalon / WENN UPDATED: 7:33 p.m. EST, Jan. 22 — The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed on Wednesday that Juice WRLD died from oxycodone and codeine toxicity, according to a report from CNN. The 21-year-old’s death was also ruled as an accident. “The Medical Examiner’s Office has determined the cause and manner of […]

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Al Sharpton’s Half-Brother Arrested For Drugs Amid Prisoner, Voting Rights Activism

Source: Houston County Jail / Houston County Jail Al Sharpton‘s half-brother, Kenneth Glasgow, faces some serious charges that can put a dent in his community activism. According to AL.com, the pastor, who also faces capital murder charges from 2018, was booked into the Houston County Jail in Alabama around 1 a.m. on Sunday. He was […]

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