‘The Trade’ tells personal stories of far-reaching drug crisis

Watch full programs, live news events and browse our archive of segments They reported sexual harassment. Then the retaliation began The new Showtime documentary series “The Trade” shows the pain and consequences of the nation’s opioids epidemic by putting a human face on the crisis. Best known for the Oscar-nominated film “Cartel Land,” director Matthew Heineman wanted to show just how far the drug war reaches, and the consequences on both sides of the border. Jeffrey Brown reports. Now, a new documentary series showcases the pain and the many effects of the nation’s opioids crisis. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported yesterday that emergency room visits for suspected opioid overdoses were up 30 percent compared with the year before. ‘The Trade’ tells personal stories of far-reaching drug crisis

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