Cocaine

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The War On Drugs
10:56

Colombia’s Most Wanted Drug Lord

The Colombian cocaine trade has transformed since the days of Pablo Escobar. This is the story of the rise of the new generation of Colombian drug lords.
NEWS ON DRUGS
20:15

How Cartels Build Billion Dollar Empires

Author Tom Wainwright breaks down the economics of a drug cartel to explain how they function like businesses, and why cocaine costs $120,000 per kilo.
The War On Drugs
10:26

How Mexico's Cartels Turned Into Billion Dollar Empires

Who are the Mexican drug cartels? How did they develop? How did the War on Drugs turn them into billion dollar empires, capable of paramilitary style violence?
VWN Informers
5:49

A Former Drug Kingpin Shares His Secrets

The former head of a drugs gang reveals how he made millions by building up his reputation, evading authorities and, at times, using violence.
The War On Drugs
13:06

The Media Lies About Drugs

From 'face-eating cannibals on monkey dust' to people on bath salts 'ripping out their scrotum' to 'crack babies', the tabloid press is full of made up drug stories. Why?
The War On Drugs
11:12

Why Cocaine Is Worth $150,000 Per Kilo

We follow the money to find out how the cocaine industry actually works, why it functions the way it does and who bears the responsibility.
The War On Drugs
11:04

America’s Opioid Epidemic Is Killing 40,000 a Year | The War on Drugs

This is the story of the North America Opioid Crisis – how a combination of medical overprescribing and drug prohibition created an epidemic as serious as COVID-19.
The War On Drugs
9:25

Why Taking Out Drug Lords Is a Bad Idea

Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán turned Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel into the most powerful drugs gang on the planet. When he was arrested, it unleashed a tidal wave of violence.
The War On Drugs
10:47

Lean, Weed, & Cocaine: Netherlands is the Narco-State of Europe

Grenades in coffee shops. Rocket launchers fired at offices. The murder of a lawyer representing a gangland informant. Is the Netherlands turning into a narco-state?
The War On Drugs
7:29

The War on Drugs Show: Spice Crisis

Spice was a cheap and legal chemical cannabis. However, government bans saw chemists tweak its formula until it had mutated into a “zombie drug” capable of causing chaos
VICE Specials
9:24

Barcelona's Drug Squats

Since 2016, criminal gangs have occupied more than a hundred flats in central Barcelona to sell and use drugs, turning them into so-called narcopisos.
Bizarre Crimes / Extra Scene
3:37

A Doctor Explains What Happens When Smuggling Cocaine Goes Wrong

We spoke to a doctor with experience in what happens when a cocaine pellet ruptures internally
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