But the death penalty for major traffickers should be part of the total effort.
A14 Two men called key drug financiers were not major traffickers.
No major drug trafficker has ever been sentenced in Colombia.
But he acknowledged that "it is not easy" to capture major traffickers.
It's a city in the grips of major international drug traffickers.
No major traffickers were among the 30 people arrested.
"There is little effective law enforcement leading to the arrest of major traffickers in Mexico," he said.
"Traditional major traffickers in this area don't have large amounts available for wholesale distribution," he said.
We do need a kingpin statue that would be applied to major traffickers.
She called for a stepped-up cooperative effort to "put major traffickers behind bars."