In this 2015 episode of Stacey Dooley Investigates Stacey Dooley visits Mexico, the country which has become the worlds biggest producer of crystal meth, to witness first hand the front line of the worlds biggest drug war where cartels are murdering each other and are more powerful than the police. It is a war that the police will never win. Meth was initially primarily produced domestically in small home labs, but the Mexicans spotted the increasing demand for the drug and most meth is now produced by the drug cartels and smuggled in over the border.
Dooley also meets some of the many addicted end users on the streets of the USA and some rural amateur meth labs where amateur chemists attempt to get rich but at the risk of long jail sentences or serious burns. Another cutting edge documentary by this brave young journalist, check out more Stacey Dooley documentaries.