What is ‘Tusi?, the drug produced by the Cartel Sinaloa according to the DEA

Monday 13 May, 2024
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The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) for its acronym in English) catalogs the Poster of Sinaloa as the main person in charge of producing the most lethal drug that the United States has ever faced, we refer to the fentanyl.

However, this criminal organization is also responsible for producing other types of very dangerous narcotics, such as the popular ‘tusi’.

What is ‘tusi’?

According to the 2024 National Drug Threat Assessment report prepared by the DEA, the ‘tusi’ is a dangerous pink drug cocktail that mixes two or more narcotics of illegal origin such as:


This cocktail It is marketed and consumed primarily in nightclubs in cities located in the United States.. Given this situation, the DEA considers that the Cartel Sinaloa has attempted to squeeze illegal drug trends.

“The Cartel of Sinaloa always seeks to take advantage of the illegal drug trends of the moment” explains the DEA report.

The DEA mentions that the Government of México has not revealed any report of seizure in a ‘Tusi’ laboratory, but They consider that the Cartel Sinaloa The structure has been calculated to import large quantities of ketamine from China since this would facilitate the production of said drug.


The Cartel Sinaloa It has a presence in 47 countries in the world, among which the United States, China, Thailand, New Zealand stand out, and the series of operations they carry out in African countries are also known, for the benefit of international drug trafficking.

In addition, the presence of this Cartel also remains in force in Central and South America. While in our country they develop from Ensenada and Mazatlán in the Pacific Ocean, to Matamoros and Veracruz in the Gulf of México.

The Cartel Sinaloa is divided into four fractions each one is led by the children of Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán the Chapitos his brother Aureliano Guzmán Loera, Ismael ‘El Mayo’ Zambada and Caro Quintero.


According to the data presented in the same DEA report, Fentanyl is considered the deadliest drug threat the United States has ever faced, killing nearly 38,000 Americans. in the first half of 2023.

The consumption of fentanyl, as well as other synthetic drugs such as methamphetamine is responsible for almost all cases of fatal drug overdoses and poisonings in the country.

In addition to its enormous potential (It is a synthetic opioid 50 times stronger than morphine), explains the DEA, since one of its main dangers is that it is consumed in pill form and “It is made to look like a real prescription pill.”

Another interesting fact is that The production of fentanyl and methamphetamine, a synthetic stimulant, is not subject to the same production challenges as traditional plant-based drugs. such as cocaine and heroin, such as climate and crop cycles or government eradication efforts.

That is can be manufactured from anywhere and anytime but you must have the necessary chemicals, equipment and basic knowledge, the DEA added.

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Source: from NOTICIAS DE HOY on 2024-05-12 16:22:05

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