Items tagged with precursors

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The coronavirus has gutted the price of coca. It could reshape the cocaine trade [09.06.2020] As a farmer eking out a living in Peru’s central jungle, Rubén Leiva grew one cash crop that seemed immune from global cycles of booms and busts. But ...
Is Southeast Asia's drug trade too big to control? [19.05.2020] Police in Myanmar this week announced the largest synthetic drug seizure on record in Southeast Asia. Between February and April, security forces sei ...
It’s time to admit it: Drug dealers should be considered essential workers [19.05.2020] Over the past few weeks, we’ve heard stories about how the pandemic has disrupted the global narcotics trade. In Mexico, it’s messing up business for ...
Breaking Brabant: Drug labs blight a Dutch landscape [22.07.2019] North Brabant is Europe's biggest producer of synthetic drugs, such as ecstasy and amphetamine. In 2017, 21 active ecstasy laboratories were dismantl ...
We went undercover in a Chinese MDMA factory [29.05.2018] We want to understand why MDMA is today so cheap, so pure, and so abundant across the UK and the EU. Since 2012, pills have doubled or tripled in str ...
This is what's actually in your ecstasy [01.04.2015] The latest data on ecstasy – taken from pills seized by police in England and Wales between July and October of last year – reveals that the average ...

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