Almost 2.6 million Americans are addicted to opioid painkillers and heroin. We meet a young man recovering from addiction and visit a halfway house in Maryland.
Mexico's top court has struck down a law that formalized the decade-old domestic deployment of the military. The miliary are widely seen as the only trustful agency capable of fighting against powerful drug cartels.
Prosecutors have accused Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman of directing massive drug shipments from Mexico into the United States. His defense has downplayed the drug lord's role in the drug operation, calling him a "scapegoat."
Gangs and drug dealers are acting with impunity at Greek universities. A controversial law forbids authorities from entering state campuses and the government is refusing to budge. Anthee Carassava reports from Athens.
Germany's drug commissioner says that nicotine represents the country's biggest substance risk. She wants to ban outdoor advertising for cigarettes and tobacco, but some within her own party don't want to kick the habit.
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