The United States’ pursuit of Iran and Hezbollah
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The DEA suspects that hundreds of millions of dollars in drug proceeds washed through Europe to the benefit of Hezbollah.
Anecdotal testimony regarding court cases and rehabilitation treatments suggest that use is low but rising, but there is no data on Captagon-specific criminal proceedings.
The illegal trafficking of Captagon via Lebanon has skyrocketed in recent years. Its black market value is said to be in the hundreds of millions of dollars annually.