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How the Sinaloa cartel won Mexico’s drug war

Mexico’s drug war has cost 70,000 lives, yet drugs still flood across the border. Here’s how the Sinaloa cartel prevailed.

For well over a century, local farmers have harvested marijuana and opium in the rugged mountains surrounding Badiraguato. Since the 1980s, the Sinaloa cartel has acted as their Wal-Mart, transporting the mind-bending cargo north with quasi-corporate efficiency, and distributing it to a narcotics-craving United States market.
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