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GameChangers 2022: ‘Pink Cocaine,’ Cross-Border Battles, and the Frustrating Fight Against Mafia States
InSight Crime's GameChangers 2022 looks back at the most consequential criminal stories across Latin America this year.
The legalization of marijuana at the state level in the US has forced organized crime groups in Mexico to adapt and look for new markets.
In response to changes in the international marijuana trade, Mexico-based drug trafficking groups have shifted their strategies.
The shift from plant-based to synthetic drugs has upended the relationship between small farmers and crime groups in Mexico’s Golden Triangle.
Local drug sales in Sinaloa’s capital city are controlled by one of the most notorious and powerful organized crime families in Mexico.