Drugs, Street Crime and Econom

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Thesis statement: Politicians are trying all the time to forbid coming narcotics to the country but this will not stop people using it. It will make drugs more expensive and people will have to make more money to buy it, mainly from criminal activity.

McConnell, Brue. "Drugs and Street Crime.  Economics: Principles, Problems, and Policies 15 May. 2003

"Supply and Demand," Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia 99. N.P.: n.p., 1999. CD-ROM.

To sell drugs is illegal, dangerous but very profitable these days. People say that this business is short run money making but as we all know in this short period you can make a lot of money. Everybody knows why drugs are expensive, mainly because it is illegal to produce them and to sell them. Actually you are mainly paying for the risk of the producer being caught and not for the cost of producing drugs. Politicians are all the time trying to forbid coming narcotics in the country but it will not stop people using it. It will make drugs more expensive and people will have to make more money to buy it, mainly from criminal activity.

The best example to see how drugs can be profitable is to see a movie with a drug cartel boss who lives in a palace and there are cars that we can only dream of parked in his garage. These people are making a lot of money based on other peoples` weakness to reject using narcotics. Problem with drug addicts in the country is making a bad name to politicians and that is why they want to get rid off them with every cost. Most of them have old ideas; they think if they somehow manage to forbid shipment of drugs coming to their country, drug addicts will disappear and the problem will be solved. They are wrong. The price for narcotics will rise sharply while th

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