DEA is a commonly used acronym for the Drug Enforcement Administration. It is the government branch that deals with drug trafficking and distribution. Many people, including Dopesick author Beth Macy, criticize the way the DEA operates, particularly the way that its investigations can lead to long jail time for small-time users.
DEA Term Timeline in Dopesick
The timeline below shows where the term DEA appears in Dopesick. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.