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Documentary series examining the global story of drugs, from Afghanistan's poppy fields to the streets of New York and the estates of Edinburgh

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Documentary series examining the global story of drugs, from Afghanistan's poppy fields to the streets of New York and the estates of Edinburgh

  • Angus Macqueen

    Birth of a Narco-State

    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.

  • Thomas Winston Memorial

    The Life and Death of a Dealer

    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.

  • Our Drugs War

    Everyone's at It

    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.

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Documentary series examining the global story of drugs, from Afghanistan's poppy fields to the streets of New York and the estates of Edinburgh

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