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  • DRUGS INC.

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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.

EPISODE GUIDE

  • Drugs Inc.: Hallucinogens
    Deep in the Amazon, Rob—a former Wall Street broker turned healer—has created a free clinic of sorts, administering the highly potent narcotic ayahuasca to trauma patients.
  • Drugs Inc.: Hash
    Find out how drugs are created, distributed, trafficked and how they finally get to the user's hands.
  • Drugs Inc.: Meth
    Find out on Drugs, Inc. how drugs are created, distributed, trafficked and how they finally get to the user's hands.
  • Drugs Inc.: Ketamine
    The drug of a choice for a new generation, this 21st century narcotic is popular both out on the party scene and as an intense hallucinogenic trip at home.
  • Drugs Inc.: Designer Drugs
    For a few dollars, users can access dozens of compounds that mimic cocaine, ecstasy or marijuana. Sold as “Bath Salts” or “Spice,” these drugs are entirely legal.
  • Drugs Inc.: Ectasy
    Known by users as the ultimate "love drug," ecstasy’s euphoric high comes with major lows: Ravers have died from it and organized crime gangs will kill for it.
  • Drugs Inc.: Underworld, Inc: Grand Theft Auto
    Grand theft auto is a booming industry in America with a car being broken into every 30 seconds, organised crime groups making a killing from selling stolen car parts on the black market and Mexican drug cartels converting trucks into ‘narco tanks’. But police are developing new tactics to fight back against this trillion dollar industry.
  • Drugs Inc.: Pill Nation
    Explore what is known as Hillbilly Heroin - Opiate pain pills can be found in every town and city across the United States.
  • Drugs Inc.: Cannabis
    Find out on Drugs, Inc. how drugs are created, distributed, trafficked and how they finally get to the user's hands.
  • Drugs Inc.: Cocaine
    Find out on Drugs, Inc. how drugs are created, distributed, trafficked and how they finally get to the user's hands.
  • Drugs Inc.: Heroin
    Find out on Drugs, Inc. how drugs are created, distributed, trafficked and how they finally get to the user's hands.
  • Drugs Inc.: Methamphetamine
    Find out on Drugs, Inc. how drugs are created, distributed, trafficked and how they finally get to the user's hands.
  • Drugs Inc.: Methamphetamine
    Find out on Drugs, Inc. how drugs are created, distributed, trafficked and how they finally get to the user's hands.
  • Drugs Inc.: Marijuana
    Find out on Drugs, Inc. how drugs are created, distributed, trafficked and how they finally get to the user's hands.
  • Drugs Inc.: Crack
    With unprecedented access to Colombian coca farmers, Mexican trafficking cartels, Miami crack slingers and London dealers, uncover the cocaine supply chain that stretches around the world.
  • Drugs Inc.: Wasted in Seattle
  • Drugs Inc.: Hawaiian Ice
    In Hawaii, which has one of the highest rates of crystal meth users in the nation, National Geographic Channel cameras follow along on a raid to a drug trafficker's house to discover a woman who continues to deal crystal meth while her husband is in jail.
  • Drugs Inc.: Alaska Heroin Rush
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  • Drugs Inc.: High Stakes Vegas
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  • Drugs Inc.: Drug Kings Of New York
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  • Drugs Inc.: Hollywood High
  • Drugs Inc.: Hurricane Blow
  • Drugs Inc.: Coke Kings and Queens
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  • Drugs Inc.: Meth Boom Montana
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  • Drugs Inc.: Zombie Island
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  • Drugs Inc.: Motor City Rush
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  • Drugs Inc.: San Francisco Meth Zombies
    San Francisco, Calif. the epicenter of the 1960s' psychedelic revolution is notorious for drugs. But in the new millennium, the city, especially the gay community, is struggling to recover from a meth epidemic. The enabler of this situation is the Asian cartel, which has been poisoning San Francisco with high quality meth for almost 25 years but the Mexican cartels are intent on taking over. Nat Geo goes inside one of the worst drug ghettos in America the heart of the drug trade.
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  • Drugs Inc.: High In Houston
    In the Fifth Ward, a drug hub of Huston, Tex., see firsthand how drugs are dominating the area's economy and populous. We'll talk to a major crack cocaine dealer, a Hispanic street gang member, addicts, a pimp who claims to rule the streets and a full-patch member of the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas white supremacist prison gang. Learn about a prescription cough remedy that abusers call ?lean? ? named because if you take enough of it, you lean or fall over.
  • Drugs Inc.: Jamaican Gangs, Guns and Ganja
    Kingston, Jamaica, is in the hands of highly organized and warring drug gangs who manage drug trafficking and distribution at all levels. With the patronage of politicians, they fight hard to protect their turf in a city where poverty and guns drive the drug trade. With deep access to drug producers and dealers and gangs, Drugs, Inc. reveals how drugs, violence and corruption underpin large swaths of the culture and economy of Jamaica.
  • Drugs Inc.: Windy City High
    Chicago, one of the biggest open-air crack and heroin markets in America, is at saturation point. It's an addict's dream as dealers compete with high purity drugs sold in very affordable quantities. The result: record levels of overdoses and homicides as gangs fight over drug turf. Go inside the deeply entrenched and violent world of the city's drug-corner industry.
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    In Denver, the cannabis industry is booming. With more medical marijuana dispensaries than Starbucks coffee shops, the city is fast becoming the U.S. capital of weed. In November 2012, Colorado went further, voting to allow the recreational use of marijuana, one of only two states to do so. Meet entrepreneurs who have developed the first marijuana-themed package tour in the U.S., which guides visitors through a weekend packed with activities and plenty of weed.
  • Drugs Inc.: Rocky Mountain High
    In Denver, the cannabis industry is booming. With more medical marijuana dispensaries than Starbucks coffee shops, the city is fast becoming the U.S. capital of weed. In November 2012, Colorado went further, voting to allow the recreational use of marijuana, one of only two states to do so. Meet entrepreneurs who have developed the first marijuana-themed package tour in the U.S., which guides visitors through a weekend packed with activities and plenty of weed.
  • Drugs Inc.: Miami Vices
    Modern Miami is a city largely built on the cocaine industry. Over four decades, the city has played an integral role in trafficking drugs from Latin America into the United States ? which has left the city with an insatiable narcotics appetite. We'll hear from the DEA, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the U.S. Coastguard, who are all trying to stifle the flow of drugs. We'll also ride along with the city's police departments who are clamping down on dope holes and street dealers.
  • Drugs Inc.: Philly Dope
    In Kensington, north Philadelphia, heroin, crack cocaine and PCP are dealt from a hundred different corners. Abandoned homes and factories serve as crash pads, shooting galleries, dope holes and stash houses. And for the fiends and dealers born in the neighborhoods, the area is a deadly trap. We'll meet Jerome, an addict for more than 40 years, who sells clean needles, and Matthew, an HIV-positive user who tests heroin for local bosses.
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    In Kensington, north Philadelphia, heroin, crack cocaine and PCP are dealt from a hundred different corners. Abandoned homes and factories serve as crash pads, shooting galleries, dope holes and stash houses. And for the fiends and dealers born in the neighborhoods, the area is a deadly trap. We'll meet Jerome, an addict for more than 40 years, who sells clean needles, and Matthew, an HIV-positive user who tests heroin for local bosses.
  • Drugs Inc.: Stashville, Tennessee
  • Drugs Inc.: Cartel City, Arizona
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