Fending off fentanyl and hunting down heroin: Controlling opioid supply from Mexico

Executive summary This paper explores policy options for responding to the supply of heroin and synthetic opioids from Mexico to the United States. Forced eradication of opium poppy has been the dominant response to illicit crop cultivation in Mexico for decades. Forced eradication appears to deliver fast results in suppressing poppy cultivation, but the suppression … Continue reading Fending off fentanyl and hunting down heroin: Controlling opioid supply from Mexico