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The drug dealers adapting to lockdown in France

By Mathieu Martinière (We Report for Mediacités Lyon)
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The coronavirus epidemic in France and the lockdown restrictions on public movement aimed at containing it are forcing drug dealers to adapt their business methods. They are also faced with a significant downturn in earnings as supplies are trapped behind closed national borders and their stock begins running out. In this report, originally published by Mediapart’s online regional news partner MediacitésMathieu Martinière investigates developments in the dark traffic in and around Lyon, France’s second-largest city.

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