The Slow Motion Drug Zombies Of San Francisco
On the morning of July 25, 2020, Matthew Thomas took what he believed was a Percocet, a prescription drug for pain relief. He died moments later, a victim of fentanyl poisoning.
The Taliban generated upwards of $400 million selling the narcotic between 2018 and 2019. But in what seems to be a shift in policies, the Taliban have now banned opium cultivation in Afghanistan.
When four Americans were kidnapped in the Mexican hot zone of Matamoros, on the border of Brownsville, Texas, last Friday — with two of them ending up dead — it was, apparently, ultra-violent business as usual for the area where the Gulf Cartel and its rival Zetas often engage in bloody battle.
According to arrested personnel from one such facility, the Security Service of Ukraine, or SBU, operated illicit drug laboratories in Russia that were run by people who had to pass a polygraph exam to acquire the job.
The drugs made by Baby Patankar were acknowledged as the best in the Greater Mumbai area, but the infamous drug dealer has now quit.
According to the local Department of Public Health's report, in 2020 more homeless people died because of drugs than because of COVID-19 in Los Angeles, where homelessness has always been a concern.
Farmers in Madhya Pradesh are fighting an altogether different kind of bird attack -- parrots flying high with opium.
California authorities havr seized enough fentanyl to kill 20 million Americans. Fentanyl has a potency of 50 to 100 times that of morphine.
Toronto is asking the federal government to grant a Health Canada exemption for all drugs, including Fentanyl and Crack, and to legalize it even for children.