Illegal Drugs and the Economics of Drug Trade

Criminal activities all throughout the world is like an epidemic. This is because criminals seems to increase greatly in number. Although authorities do their best to catch these criminals and put them in jail, the number is continually increasing. There are different kinds of crimes being committed every day. Robbery, murder, and kidnapping are in the top list of crimes happening all throughout the world.

What about the use of drugs? Is it a crime? Actually, because of drug use, many people become criminals. Their conscience or fear to commit murder disappears once they take in drugs. The sad fact is that the use of drugs is not only happening in one place. It is a widespread activity. As you can see in the above infographic, the U.S government is spending a great amount of money for the War on Drugs.

Now, what are the solutions that the government do in order to fight drug users? Some countries implement “War on Drugs“. Through this, drug users are being wiped out on the face of the Earth. Many countries who practice this war on drugs are very busy in fighting against drug users. It’s very surprising that a great number of drug users though young in age are being killed. Young or old, as long as they were caught using or selling drugs are killed. Come to think of this seriously.

What would be the result if drug users and those who participate in drug trade continue to do being involved in drugs? It is expected that a greater number of people will become victims. In conclusion, drug users and those who sell drugs can also be known as criminals.