I've watched 2 episodes of the Traffik miniseries. It's a BBC miniseries made in the late 80's which the movie Traffic by Steven Soderbergh was based on. They pretty much have the same plot lines, except the one involving the corrupt Mexican police and how they must do what they do to make a living. In Traffik, this plot line was originally about Pakistani farmers who grow Poppys in order to feed their families. The Pakistani government tries to please Britain with it's anti-Poppy legislation and programs to help replace the Poppy fields with other cash crops. An article in the LA Times, talks about this very subject... [More Info]

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