American DrugWar2Along the border of the Rio Grande and the Mexican-American Frontier no economic activity is more lucrative and remunerative than smuggling. Illegal drugs dwarf all other processes of economic activity. The American and Mexican governments, banks and financial institutions all feed off of the drug war. Criminals, cops, politicians and private security corporations do as well. And of all the contraband drugs marijuana is still king. It is second only to alcohol as the favored drug of the masses. Somewhere between 60 to 80% of all contraband seized is marijuana. The vast majority of drug incarcerations are for non-violent marijuana offenses.

This film by Kevin Booth takes on one of the most important domestic issues of today. The film opens June 6th. You can see it’s predecessor  American Drug War 1 now. Don’t wait

 

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