To understand the origins and true impact of the business of drugs, a former CIA analyst investigates the economics of six illicit substances.
Cast: Amaryllis Fox, Yasmin Hurd, Rodrigo Canales
Fox explores how highly addictive oxycodone continues to cause unprecedented destruction across America and even pushes addicts toward heroin.
Despite the legalization of pot in California, roughly 80% of the state's cannabis sales still occur on the black market. Fox examines why.
Meth's global menace infects Myanmar, where complex politics and history have made it Southeast Asia's ground zero for production and distribution.
Fox travels to Kenya, where she speaks to people living and working on the front lines of one of the world's newest and most profitable heroin routes.
Despite its potential therapeutic benefits, MDMA is pushed into the shadows where it - along with synthetic analogs have become popular party drugs.
From farming to smuggling to sales, former CIA analyst Amaryllis Fox investigates cocaine's hugely profitable and disturbingly deadly business cycle.