The Big Drugs Debate
Series examining the global story of drugs. This episode looks at the costs and harm of drugs, and the war on drugs, to society in the UK, focusing particularly on Edinburgh's estates.
Award-winning filmmaker Angus Macqueen visits New York's Queensbridge Estate to examine the social cost of America's war on drugs through the life of small-time drug dealer Thomas Winston.
Angus Macqueen explores the war on drugs' impact on the civil war in Afghanistan, and how western demand for heroin affects the very government British soldiers are fighting to protect.