War on Drugs

Videos

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
10:56

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.
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.
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
12:14

Turning 12-Year-Olds Into Drug Dealers

County Lines – big city crime groups exploiting kids to sell drugs has horrified the UK. But, we show how this phenomenon is a direct product of the War on Drugs itself.
The War On Drugs
15:16

Die in Agony: The War on Medicine

The War on Drugs is bad for your health. We explore how the drug war impacts medicine, causing massive, unnecessary suffering.
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?
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