Calm the fuck down. I’m not disputing the devastating effect of drugs on the fabric of society, I’m just stating the fact that drug trafficking is a result of demand.
Now we can discuss peer pressure, deindustrialization and loss of blue collar jobs, escapism, societal factors, education, even the changing role of manhood in the modern world but the uncomfortable fact is that people like taking drugs for one reason or the other and are willing to pay for them. And this is where the suppliers come in.
Mexican cartels in North America and Montenegrin cartels in Europe are currently waging massive turf wars over billion dollar turnovers. Why? Because rich people hundreds of miles away from them like to do coke. Simple as that.