The ring sent teams on two cruise ships traveling from South America to Australia, each carrying large amounts of cocaine.
The DEA noted in October 2018 that most heroin is brought into the country at legal ports of entry.
Impact felt of drastic increase in homicide between 2005 and 2015.
Opioid deaths have risen to 1 in 96, a figure now higher than the 1 in 103 probability of dying in a car crash.
More than a dozen arrests were made before the "Holy Ship!" party cruise embarked from Port Canaveral.
A Georgia Bureau of Investigation report later found that the substance was the sugary treat.
El Chapo and Pablo Escobar both appeared on Forbes's billionaire list for multiple years.
"He is fundamentally wrong on that," Craig Garthwaite, the director of health care at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, told Newsweek on Thursday.
Collision insurance claims in four states with legal weed rose 6 percent in comparison with other states without recreational marijuana.
Mexican and U.S. law enforcement agencies discovered a highly sophisticated underground tunnel—featuring a rail system and solar-powered lighting—running underneath the border between Mexico and California.
On August 28, CBP agents seized 300 pounds of marijuana from a truck at a U.S.-Canada border crossing.
Four adults were arrested at the scene.
The country hopes that the program will provide a "better quality of life" to addicts.
The investigation revealed that the illegal substance was originally transported from Taiwan, and that Malaysia was used as a transport hub.
The drug can induce feelings of paranoia and panic, prompting some to jump off buildings and run into traffic.
Single white men with a previous history of mental health disorders are the likeliest to die from drug overdoses, particularly those involving heroin, the report said.
Toxicologists are working to understand the scope of the contamination.