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Mar
14
2024

Mexican Cartels, Fentanyl, and the Global Synthetic Drugs Revolution Event

Mexican drug cartels have long been major players in the global drug trade. In recent years, these cartels have increasingly turned to the production and trafficking of synthetic drugs, including fentanyl. A powerful synthetic opioid, fentanyl has emerged as a key driver of the overdose crisis in