Big Tony Doukopil was a successful marijuana drug lord in the ’70s and ’80s. To his son, he was Dad. And then, as the son explains in an excerpt from his new book, it got complicated.
Tony Doukopil is a senior writer for NBC News and the author of The Last Pirate, a book about a father, his son, and the golden age of marijuana.
An annotated guide to The Thrill of the Chase, and to the best-selling author every hopeful hunter needs to know to decode his poem and find the gold.
He hid a million dollars’ worth of gold and artifacts, even as the feds were on his trail for alleged grave-robbing.
The son of airline mogul Richard Branson takes on global drug policy in a YouTube-released documentary.
Should voters in two states end the ban on pot. Tony Dokoupil explains why they should think twice.
Will voters make pot legal? Activist Keith Stroup tells Tony Dokoupil what went wrong last time around.
Beyond the finish line, many Olympians find depression, alcoholism, and despair. Tony Dokoupil looks at the research.
Hugh McCutcheon’s steely resolve has put the U.S. women’s team in reach of their first gold. Tony Dokoupil on how the coach is coping with the murder that rocked his family at the last Games.
Tony Dokoupil reports on the little-known rules the government can use to shut down phone networks.