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Going to Extremes

A crack pipe being used by an addict. Crack cocaine provides a cheaper and more intense high. Crack cocaine first emerged in 1984.

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The sale of drugs accounts for billions of dollars in illegal commerce across the globe, bringing untold wealth to a select few. But these men and women who live lavish lifestyles off the sale of drugs rarely associate themselves with the ugly underbelly where their products hit the streets — with users. These stories show that wherever people use — be it an island paradise or a cold city street — they can get lost in the shuffle. This episode will go deep into the stories of the users.