7 documentaries that shine a light on America's disastrous war on drugs

In case you needed a reminder that our country’s longest running war has ruined countless lives both at home and abroad.

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America’s longest war wasn’t the Afghan war. It’s the war on drugs, which is 50 years in and still going.

An antidote to the one-sided cautionary fare we were served in school, these 7 films help to understand the impact of that war; and provide crucial perspective on both illicit and prescription drugs.

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