war-on-drugs

What Determines the Street Value of a Drug?

The fact that your dealer could land in prison has a lot to do with it

The Violent Saga of Mexican Cartels at War to Control Limes and Avocados

Narcotraffickers are transitioning into a new business space: high-end produce. They’re cornering the market — and as prices rise, bodies pile up

The Covert History of Narcs in High Schools

In reality, those seemingly harmless schoolyard rumors stem from a complex — and oftentimes deceitful — practice employed by police departments across the U.S.

The Medellín Cocaine Queenpin Who Pioneered Motorcycle Hitmen

Griselda Blanco, a ruthless Colombian drug lord who reportedly showed Pablo Escobar the ropes, was even more violent and brutal in her smuggling tactics