Drugs, Inc: Hash

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Published on 27th February 2017 by

A 2012 episode of National Geographic’s Drugs, Inc. series. It looks at the global supply of hashish, production of which is concentrated mainly in Morocco. The episode looks at the process of smuggling hash from remote Morocco mountain regions, where it is grown and processed, into the lucrative European markets for distribution to wholesalers, and then down the chain to dealers and eventually for consumption by the end user.

The viewer sees the production process in Morocco and some common smuggling techniques are demonstrated, ranging from blocks of hash being hidden in car components, inside donkeys, or simply transported by drugs mules. The film also sees customs officers in Gibraltar intercept 100kg of hash on the the front line of Europe’s drugs war, via Gibraltar is the most common route for hash from Morocco to take. See more Drugs, Inc. episodes.

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