CIA/Drug trafficking/Cover-up

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Premature deaths

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The most famous of the premature deaths related to CIA drug trafficking was that of Gary Webb, who alledely shot himself twice in the head due to depression.

Medellín drug cartel

Full article: Medellín drug cartel

As of August 2019, the earliest specific date in the Wikipedia entry on the Medellín drug cartel is 1976, mentioned as the date that Pablo Escobar is arrested. Although it mentions in the lede that the cartel was active "throughout the 1970s and 1980s", the "History" section had only a single sentence on the 1970s.[1]

Culture

In 1993 George Carter wrote Blow: How a Small Town Boy Made $100 Million with the Medellín Cocaine Cartel and Lost It All, which began with the claim that "This story is true".[2] This was made into a 2001 film, Blow, centered on George Jung.


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