The German-Canadian film documents the business, operated with opium, and the question, whether the conventional strategy in the fight against Drugs is still fashionable. The drug network spreads from the opium-growing areas in Afghanistan and East Asia always more from. Despite more and more police, Soldiers and border control takes the opium almost unhindered its way to the big cities of America and Europe. The trade is organized around the world and bring the masterminds million. But their profits only flow, long as trade and consumption are illegal.
Therefore, doctors and social workers try, alternative ways to go. While the US continues to pursue a strict criminalization of drug use and drug trafficking, Portugal classifies drug addiction as a disease and funded similar programs for their treatment. They have won and show, that there is an alternative to zero-tolerance-Policy may be in the fight against drugs.