The drug market of Oakland, California has become an unregulated free for all, but a new formidable team of elite undercover detectives could spell the end of the lucrative drug trade.
Once a prosperous city, Baltimore now has one of the biggest heroin problems in the world. An estimated 60,000 people are addicted and the authorities are struggling to cope.
PCP is causing havoc all over Washington DC. Both an anaesthetic and a hallucinogen, PCP gives hard-core users psychotic episodes and permanent brain damage.
Much of Atlanta's night life is fuelled by drugs and right now one of the hottest is “Molly”. From raves and hip hop promotion to AK47 toting dealers, Molly is all over the city.
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.
Buyers are so desperate to get hold of the Cartel's high quality product that they'll travel to Dallas from as far as Chicago and Atlanta, giving local dealers the chance to make big money.
The Dominican drug networks of Boston are working with the Mexicans Cartels to traffic heroin into the city. The volume of dope hitting the streets is creating a crisis for the emergency services.
In Memphis, drug habits are changing. Now, cops find themselves confronted by paranoid and trigger-happy dealers as they try to stop a heroin epidemic engulfing the city.
Salt Lake City is the home of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and one of the safest cities in the US. But behind its idyllic veneer, the city is in the grip of a drug epidemic.
From drug smuggling at New York's JFK International Airport to the dangerous cartel kingpins of Arizona, law enforcement goes on the offensive to thwart the global economic drug trade.
Drugs are a billion-dollar industry that fuels crime and violence like nothing else. Meet the confidential informants and undercover cops who are the biggest threats to the Mexican Cartels.
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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