POT TV – Al Jazeera investigates pharmaceutical abuse in India, heroin in Tanzania and cannabis in Uruguay.
The drug war’s reach has the same devastating effects all over the world, the same tactics, players and victims.
India’s explosion of pharmaceutical production has left users dying of escalating post-addiction prices and short on reliable treatment. Tanzania’s introduction to heroin has caused rippling waves of misery fueled by poverty. Uruguay’s fight for cannabis access has enticed new players trying to shape a marketplace. Al Jazeera takes a close and compassionate look at humanity’s struggle with prohibition.