Chinese government has little incentive to stop the country’s drug cartels from fueling US fentanyl crisis

Large Chinese drug networks are helping fuel the U.S. fentanyl crisis, a situation Beijing has little incentive to combat amid deteriorating relations with Washington. “Since approximately 2013, China has been the principal source of the fentanyl flooding America’s illicit drug market,” Craig Singleton, a senior fellow at the nonpartisan Foundation for Defense of Democracies, told … Read more

Mexico seizes ‘historic’ cache of fentanyl worth hundreds of millions; arrests made

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Mexican authorities made what one official described as a “historic seizure” of fentanyl in a warehouse earlier this month. Mexico’s Defense Department said the warehouse was located in Culiacan, the capital of Sinaloa state, home to the infamous drug cartel of the same name. Ten men were … Read more

Canada allows British Columbia to decriminalize low-level drug possession in three-year experiment

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Canada’s government approved British Columbia’s plan to decriminalize small amounts of hard drugs for personal use this week in what will be a three-year experiment.  Under the new plan, which will run from January 2023 through 2026, Canadians aged 18 and older will be allowed to possess … Read more