For his book Pills, Powder and Smoke: Inside the Bloody War on Drugs, journalist Antony Loewenstein visited six countries to find out who really profits from the illegal drug trade. Photo: Shutterstock For his book Pills, Powder and Smoke: Inside the Bloody War on Drugs, journalist Antony Loewenstein visited six countries to find out who really profits from the illegal drug trade. Photo: Shutterstock
For his book Pills, Powder and Smoke: Inside the Bloody War on Drugs, journalist Antony Loewenstein visited six countries to find out who really profits from the illegal drug trade. Photo: Shutterstock

Who really profits from the war on drugs? Author investigates global drug policy winners and losers

  • Attitudes towards punishing and legalising drug use, crime, and the drug trade’s social and environment impact vary widely around the world
  • Journalist Antony Loewenstein imagines what a system of fair-trade cocaine production might look like, and its benefits

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For his book Pills, Powder and Smoke: Inside the Bloody War on Drugs, journalist Antony Loewenstein visited six countries to find out who really profits from the illegal drug trade. Photo: Shutterstock For his book Pills, Powder and Smoke: Inside the Bloody War on Drugs, journalist Antony Loewenstein visited six countries to find out who really profits from the illegal drug trade. Photo: Shutterstock
For his book Pills, Powder and Smoke: Inside the Bloody War on Drugs, journalist Antony Loewenstein visited six countries to find out who really profits from the illegal drug trade. Photo: Shutterstock
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