Vessels discovered in a Scythian grave mound contained traces of opium and marijuana, confirming the claim of an ancient historian.
Opium poppy cultivation is up in Afghanistan despite the infamous mercenary firm formerly known as Blackwater being paid $569m by the Pentagon to stop it
Islamic cultures long had the same drugs as Western societies, but different rules: Imagine coffee carrying a death sentence and opium being entirely accepted. This teaches us some important things.
After covering drug trafficking and violence in Latin America since 2001, I look through endless photos and videos and ask myself what would be its single most iconic image? — one that people could look at in a hundred years and understand.
In its latest progress report on Afghanistan to the U.S. Congress, the Pentagon warned that the 2013 poppy harvest was expected to be "considerably" bigger than the 2012 yield.
Mexico’s drug war has cost 70,000 lives, yet drugs still flood across the border. Here’s how the Sinaloa cartel prevailed.
The UN Office of Drug Control (UNODC) has thoroughly documented the violence, crime, and corruption linked with the worldwide heroin and opium trade.
A brief journey through time, from ancient Sumeria to modern New Jersey, uncovers the mysterious origins of the world's most beloved substances.
CANNABIS CULTURE - The world is in a state of decay thanks in part to the USA government and its greedy policies. Those destructive policies include the county's hypocritical approach to fighting drugs.
Afghanistan's opium producers believe they are victims of a biological attack by the United States.