A look at extreme measures authorities use to combat drug production and trafficking. Included: an antinarcotics task force blows up a cocaine lab in the Bolivian jungle; herbicides eradicate cocaine crops in Colombia.
Kaj Larsen follows the heroin trail from poppy fields in Afghanistan to "shooting galleries" in Washington, D.C. Also: the police crack down on a growing meth epidemic in Montana; the Straight Edge youth movement against drugs and alcohol is explored.
Young people post their hallucinogenic experiences on YouTube; a California task force cracks down on marijuana gardens in national parks and forests; an addict in Iowa sustains life-threatening burns in a meth-lab explosion.
The international drug trade is discussed. Included: a look at how teens risk their lives smuggling heroin across Kazakhstan; crude cocaine is manufactured in Colombia; an antidrug task-force hunts down traffickers on the Amazon River; and a 60-year-old woman is busted for cooking with cannabis.
Jane's Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro discusses drugs and alcohol. Also: homeless heroin addicts in Los Angeles; a Louisiana drive-through that serves alcohol; a young woman who uses hypnosis to feel drunk.