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The Trade

The Trade

1 Season
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From Columbus, Ohio to Guerrero, Mexico and countless cities in between, the opioid epidemic has ravaged communities on both sides of the border. But what about the lives behind the headlines and statistics? This timely, provocative five-episode docu-series spotlights the crisis through the eyes of those most affected: the growers, addicts, cartel bosses and law enforcement hopelessly caught in its web.
Drama, Crime

  • 14+
  • Language
  • Mature Themes


  • Episode 1

    1. Episode 1

    In Guerrero, Mexico, Don Miguel braces for competition as he struggles to keep control of the local poppy fields and protect his area.

    52m 50s

  • Episode 2

    2. Episode 2

    Don Miguel responds to a shooting. Det. Edwards investigates an overdose.

    52m 7s

  • Episode 3

    3. Episode 3

    A trafficker explains how heroin makes it to the US. John feeds his habit.

    49m 33s

  • Episode 4

    4. Episode 4

    Don Miguel celebrates a birthday. Agent James locates a missing suspect.

    53m 23s

  • Episode 5

    5. Episode 5

    Don Miguel finds he's trapped. Skyler agrees to treatment.

    51m 40s