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Episode 2

James Alexandrou explores the world of organised crime linked to the UK supply of cannabis, following a police drug squad and the UK Border Agency targeting gangs and smugglers.

Ex-EastEnders star James Alexandrou was caught smoking cannabis by the tabloids when he left the soap. Now he wants to find out the truth about the most popular illegal drug in Britain, see the lengths people will go to get it and discover exactly where it comes from.

In the second episode, James explores the hidden world of organised crime linked to the supply of cannabis in the UK, following a police drug squad and the UK Border Agency as they target gangs and smugglers. He meets the casualties of the drugs trade, including a 14-year-old addict who has convictions for burglary to fund his habit and a Vietnamese teenager smuggled into Britain by lorry to work in British cannabis farms to supply the huge demand.

Part of the Dangerous Pleasures season on BBC3.

1 hour

Last on

Thu 9 Jun 2011 00:55

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Presenter James Alexandrou
Executive Producer Robi Dutta

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