Season 4

23 :04x01 - San Francisco Meth Zombies

San Francisco, Calif. — the epicenter of the 1960s' psychedelic revolution — is notorious for drugs. But in the new millennium, the city, especially the gay community, is struggling to recover from a meth epidemic. The enabler of this situation is the Asian cartel, which has been poisoning San Francisco with high quality meth for almost 25 years — but the Mexican cartels are intent on taking over. Nat Geo goes inside one of the worst drug ghettos in America — the heart of the drug trade.

Source: National Geographic Channel

24 :04x02 - Jamaican Gangs, Guns and Ganja

Examining drugs, violence and corruption in Kingston, Jamaica.

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25 :04x03 - Windy City High

Chicago, one of the biggest open-air crack and heroin markets in America, is at saturation point. It's an addict's dream as dealers compete with high purity drugs sold in very affordable quantities. The result: record levels of overdoses and homicides as gangs fight over drug turf. Go inside the deeply entrenched and violent world of the city's drug-corner industry.

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26 :04x04 - High in Houston

In the Fifth Ward, a drug hub of Huston, Tex., see firsthand how drugs are dominating the area's economy and populous. We'll talk to a major crack cocaine dealer, a Hispanic street gang member, addicts, a pimp who claims to rule the streets and a full-patch member of the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas white supremacist prison gang. Learn about a prescription cough remedy that abusers call “lean” — named because if you take enough of it, you lean or fall over.

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27 :04x05 - Rocky Mountain High

In Denver, the cannabis industry is booming. With more medical marijuana dispensaries than Starbucks coffee shops, the city is fast becoming the U.S. capital of weed. In November 2012, Colorado went further, voting to allow the recreational use of marijuana, one of only two states to do so. Meet entrepreneurs who have developed the first marijuana-themed package tour in the U.S., which guides visitors through a weekend packed with activities and plenty of weed.

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28 :04x06 - Miami Vices

Modern Miami is a city largely built on the cocaine industry. Over four decades, the city has played an integral role in trafficking drugs from Latin America into the United States — which has left the city with an insatiable narcotics appetite. We'll hear from the DEA, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the U.S. Coastguard, who are all trying to stifle the flow of drugs. We'll also ride along with the city's police departments who are clamping down on dope holes and street dealers.

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29 :04x07 - Philly Dope

In Kensington, north Philadelphia, heroin, crack cocaine and PCP are dealt from a hundred different corners. Abandoned homes and factories serve as crash pads, shooting galleries, dope holes and stash houses. And for the fiends and dealers born in the neighborhoods, the area is a deadly trap. We'll meet Jerome — an addict for more than 40 years — who sells clean needles, and Matthew, an HIV-positive user who tests heroin for local bosses.

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30 :04x08 - Wasted In Seattle

Since the days of Kurt Cobain and grunge music, Seattle has been nicknamed Junkietown. The city's liberal laws and high demand for drugs is attracting gangsters and dealers looking to get rich. From the competitive crack business in Belltown to fashionable Molly users on the electronic dance music scene, this film explores the highs and lows of Seattle's drug business. Meet “Gator,” who has built up a reputation as the man with the best quality crack; and Ozu, the gourmet of crack cooking.

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31 :04x09 - Cartel City: Arizona

Phoenix is known as the wholesale drug capital of America. It's under control from the Sinaloa Cartel from Mexico and see's huge quantities of marijuana, heroin and methamphetamine be transported elsewhere throughout the country.

32 :04x10 - Stashville: Tennessee

In Nashville, musicians who find themselves not able to cut it tend to have one thing to turn to - drugs. Seen as an easy way of making money, a freelance cook makes up methamphetamine at home. The show also follows the 19th Judicial District Drug Task force in the clean up operation.

33 :04x11 - The Drug Makers

See the underground world of drugs through the eyes of its makers. A former British gangster serves as guide into this illicit underworld, visiting a secret hash-making location nestled in the mountains. Check out growers in Holland who are leading a horticultural revolution in high-grade cannabis. Follow a batch of raw opium from an Afghan poppy field to an Iranian heroin lab. Follow the supply chain of cocaine through the eyes of Colombian peasant farmers producing the drug in a paste.

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34 :04x12 - Going to Extremes

The sale of drugs accounts for billions of dollars in illegal commerce across the globe, bringing untold wealth to a select few. But these men and women who live lavish lifestyles off the sale of drugs rarely associate themselves with the ugly underbelly where their products hit the streets — with users. These stories show that wherever people use — be it an island paradise or a cold city street — they can get lost in the shuffle. This episode will go deep into the stories of the users.

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35 :04x13 - Best in the Business

Every pill popped, pipe smoked and shot injected comes with a price tag. Some dealers focus their efforts on high society users — paying top dollar for the best quality stuff, while others focus on quantity — selling users just enough to scratch the itch and come back for more. Either way, the smuggling and selling of drugs brings in big money. And some of the people handling it are the best in the business.

Source: National Geographic Channel
Classification: Documentary
Genre: | Crime | Interview
Status: Returning Series
Network: National Geographic Channel ( USA)
Airs: Wednesdays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: July 11, 2010
Episode Order: 13
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