Mon May 16, 2011
The Drug War At Home: U.S. Consumption
By Peter O'Dowd
Phoenix, AZ – The violence that's roiling Mexico can at least be partly blamed on U.S. citizens. Even top levels of the federal government now say it's Americans' demand for pot and cocaine that has sparked deadly turf battles at the border.
In the first part of a new Fronteras Changing America Series on the Drug War at Home, Peter O'Dowd reports on this country's thirst for drugs and just how much Americans love to get high.