War on Drugs

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The War On Drugs
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Is The World’s Weirdest Drug Market In New Zealand?

New Zealand is overrun with meth and new synthetic drugs – sold by fierce biker gangs. But, this is how one psychedelic rockstar almost managed to end their War on Drugs!
The War On Drugs
9:58

How Speed is Fuelling Wars in The Middle East

The Syrian government have become some of the world’s biggest amphetamine dealers – flooding the Middle East with the drug Captagon to finance their war machine.
The War On Drugs
9:36

How Russia Created the World’s Worst Street Drug

Russia’s brutal War on Drugs has led to some of some of the world’s deadliest street drugs and an exploding HIV crisis – and the Russian people have paid the price.
The War On Drugs
9:41

The Female Cartel Bosses of Latin America

Who are the mysterious female bosses commanding cartels? How have these women achieved power, and what can they show us about how the drug war shapes women's lives?
The War On Drugs
8:58

Brazil’s Drug Wars Just Got Even Deadlier

This is how Brazil’s deadly drug wars have been fuelled by a president who thinks the solution is to throw more guns at the problem.
The War On Drugs
10:34

The Secret Drug Boss of Jamaica

This is the story of Chris “Dudus” Coke, the drug lord who became the secret “President” of Jamaica.
The War On Drugs
10:29

How Conservatives Wrecked Drug Treatment

This is how, since 2010, the British Conservative Party has disastrously restructured UK drug treatment – and how tens of thousands of people may have died as a result.
NEWS ON DRUGS
19:25

The Drugs Fuelling Deadly Wars

From Nazi soldiers on methamphetamine to Britain’s global narco empire, we explore the centuries old relationship between drugs and warfare.
The War On Drugs
10:41

How Heroin Defeated America in Afghanistan

In Afghanistan, America was defeated as much by the illegal heroin trade as by the Taliban itself. This is how heroin and violence have shaped Afghanistan as a country.
The War On Drugs
11:16

Did the CIA Actually Sell Crack in the 1980s?

As cocaine flooded into America in the 1980s, this is how one reporter exposed CIA collaboration with cartels. Did the US government actually cause the crack epidemic?
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?
The War On Drugs
10:31

The Opioid Crisis Sweeping Africa

Africa is in the midst of an opioids crisis. The painkiller Tramadol is exploding on the continent – and the War on Drugs is making the situation even worse.
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