With thousands of Portland's youths succumbing to heroin's powerful allure, local police are working to disrupt the flow into the city by smashing local distribution networks.
In Minneapolis and Saint Paul, mobile drug dealers have taken to cars and cheap hotels to make themselves harder to track down.
Hawaii may seem like an island paradise but with the highest rate of methamphetamine abuse in the United States, the island’s dealers can demand sky-high prices from tweaked out meth heads.
Welcome to the $300 billion industry of Drugs, Inc., where traffickers pocket huge profits, addicts become chained in a vicious cycle and law enforces wage war across diverse battlefields - farmers' fields, shady labs, urban street corners and suburban schools. How does this business work? Can it be stopped or should it be regulated? What impact does it have on those it touches? National Geographic Channel presents a hard-hitting new series, Drugs, Inc., which provides a 360º view of frequently abused drugs: cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana. Each episode mixes broad context and first-person perspectives from traffickers, dealers, users, law enforcement and medical professionals who take viewers to the core of this lucrative business. The series follows each drug's production cycle, its supply line into our communities and its effects on the human body.
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