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.
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.
Drug lords in Albania — one of the top countries in the worldwide drug trade — have long been untouchable. With their connections in high places, it was dangerous to go after them. That may be about to change.
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