The Business of Drugs: Season 1

The Business of Drugs: Season 1

The Business of Drugs: Season 1

In this Netflix limited docuseries, a former CIA analyst examines the economics of six illicit substances and how it warps people's behaviour.

2020USA
CrimeDocumentary

Streaming (1 Provider)

EPISODE 1.1
14 July 2020

Cocaine

From farming to smuggling to sales, former CIA analyst Amaryllis Fox investigates cocaine's hugely profitable and disturbingly deadly business cycle.

EPISODE 1.2
14 July 2020

Synthetics

Despite its potential therapeutic benefits, MDMA is pushed into the shadows where it - along with synthetic analogs - have become popular party drugs.

EPISODE 1.3
14 July 2020

Heroin

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.

EPISODE 1.4
14 July 2020

Meth

Meth's global menace infects Myanmar, where complex politics and history have made it Southeast Asia's ground zero for production and distribution.

EPISODE 1.5
14 July 2020

Cannabis

Despite the legalisation of pot in California, roughly 80% of the state's cannabis sales still occur on the black market. Fox examines why.
EPISODE 1.6
14 July 2020

Opioids

Fox explores how highly addictive oxycodone continues to cause unprecedented destruction across America and even pushes addicts towards heroin.