Illegal drug trade
Drug dealing is the exchange of illegal drugs for payment. The illegal drug trade is a global black market dedicated to the cultivation, manufacture, distribution and sale of drugs that are subject to...
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Heroin Cut With Elephant Tranquilizer May Have Caused 60 Overdoses Across Two States In Just 48 Hours
Drug dealers, in an attempt to stretch their supply and deliver a stronger, longer high, are cutting their heroin with carfentanil. And in a 48-hour window this week, two counties near the Ohio-Indian...
El Chapo And The Secret History Of The Heroin Crisis
If you wonder why America is in the grips of a heroin epidemic that kills two hundred people a week, take a hard look at the legalization of pot, which destroyed the profits of the Mexican cartels. Ho...
These Are The Most Drugged Out Cities In America
America is being hit by a wave of drug deaths like never before. From Heroin to pain meds, overdoses are taking a tremendous toll on communities across the country. Using public data, we’ve mapped dru...
Ohio Mass Killing: Marijuana-Growing Operations Found At Crime Scene
The call ends with Manley’s painful wails as she waits outside the home for authorities to arrive. Six more bodies would be found by the day’s end, all members of the Rhoden family of Pike County, ran...
Top Medical Experts Argue That "War On Drugs" Has Created Public Health Risks
The effectiveness of the so-called war on drugs – the global campaign to prohibit narcotics and prosecute those who use and sell them – is often hotly debated. As the UN prepares for a major vote on i...
How heroin is cutting a lethal path through America's suburbs
During 24 hours, ten people overdosed in Buffalo, NY, an area hard hit by what some call the "heroin epidemic" sweeping the country.
El Chapo: 'They Are Turning Me Into A Zombie'
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman says prison guards who wake him up every two hours are torturing him by not letting him sleep, the Sinaloa cartel chief's lawyer says.
The Most Notorious Drug Kingpins Of All-Time
By now, most of us are well acquainted with the popular Scarface film. Sure, it’s a work of fiction, but it was inspired by a particular person, one who’s extremely dangerous: a drug lord. Mankind has...
"El Chapo" Guzman: Sean Penn talks about controversial secret interview with Mexican drug lord
In an interview with Charlie Rose, the actor breaks his silence following his secret trip to Mexico to meet notorious drug lord
Mexico: Dramatic footage captures 'El Chapo' raid
The Mexican goverment released footage of the raid which brought down the notorious drug lord 'El Chapo', Monday. The video shows a fierce gun battle after p...
El Chapo Speaks-A Secret Visit With The Most Wanted Man In The World
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Drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman captured in deadly shootout after six months on the lam
In a deadly, predawn shootout, Mexican naval special forces on Friday captured Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman , the world's most sought-after drug lord and commander of a vast narcotics empire that stretc...
A Scientific Assessment Of The Harmfulness Of The 16 Most Commonly Used Drugs
One of the more interesting news items of the last week came from the release of the Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs’ first piece of research – Drug harms in the UK: a multi-criteria decisio...
Frank Sinatra Was ‘A Good Drug Dealer' Says Drug Lord Pablo Escobar’s Son
Sebastian Marroquin, pictured, claimed that legendary singer Frank Sinatra was a secret business partner with his late father and Colombian drug cartel leader Pablo Escobar. Sebastian Marroquín descri...
Saudi Prince Reportedly Caught With Two Tons Of Speed On Private Plane In Beirut
A Saudi prince and four other people were arrested at Beirut's airport on Monday after they allegedly attempted to smuggle two tons worth of amphetamines onto the prince's private plane, a Lebanese of...
Capital punishment for drug trafficking
In certain countries illegal importing, exporting, sale, or possession of drugs constitute capital offences that may result in the death penalty. According to a 2011 article by the Lawyers Collective,...
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Legality of cannabis
The legality of cannabis varies from country to country. Possession of cannabis is illegal in most countries and has been since the beginning of widespread cannabis prohibition in the late 1930s. Howe...
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Tobacco
Tobacco is a plant within the genus Nicotiana of the Solanaceae (nightshade) family. While there are more than 70 species of tobacco, the chief commercial crop is N. tabacum. The more potent species N...
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Heroin
Heroin /ˈhɛroʊɪn/ (diacetylmorphine or morphine diacetate, also known as diamorphine (BAN, INN) and commonly known by its street names of H, smack, boy, horse, brown, black, tar, and others is an opio...
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Methamphetamine
Methamphetamine (/ˌmɛθæmˈfɛtəmiːn/; contracted from N-methyl-alpha-methylphenethylamine) is a potent central nervous system (CNS) stimulant of the phenethylamine and amphetamine classes that is used a...
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Temazepam
Temazepam (brand names Restoril - 15 mg/30 mg and Normison, among others) is an intermediate-acting 3-hydroxy hypnotic of the benzodiazepine class of psychoactive drugs. It is the 3-hydroxy ...
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War on Drugs
War on Drugs is an American term commonly applied to a campaign of prohibition of drugs, military aid, and military intervention, with the stated aim being to define and reduce the illegal drug trade....
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Drug cartel
A drug cartel is any criminal organization developed with the primary purpose of promoting and controlling drug trafficking operations. They range from loosely managed agreements among various drug tr...
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