Drug traffickers thrive on their ability to penetrate national borders, but a new era of toxic, man-made highs could dissolve those boundaries and transform the global drug trade.
The cannabis industry is spooked, but mostly experiencing "a huge sense of relief."
"We anticipated this being the next big thing," one lawyer on the case said.
Politicians are panicked in a state near you.
A groundswell of academic opinion suggests that psychedelic substances like LSD and psilocybin could be utilised to serve a raft of therapeutic benefits.