PRISON SYSTEM

Former ecstasy king-pin explains how the war on drugs, and the American Justice System is failing.

Former ecstasy king-pin explains how the war on drugs, and the American Justice System is failing.

Shaun Attwood is a charming, eloquent and mild mannered man from rural England; not necessarily what you’d expect from someone who was once atop of a drug empire in Arizona. He has been referred to as the ‘Scarface’ of ecstasy but this title was obviously handed down by someone who hadn’t met him. Shaun assured us that ecstasy distribution was more ‘shoulder rubs, cuddle puddles and Vicks inhalers’ than the ‘chainsaws and violence’ associated with his cocaine counterpart.