There is a reason the drug trade, at all levels, is a favorite activity of gangs.
It is illegal.
The thrill of doing something illegal, flouting the law, and getting away with it, is a huge rush.
Oh, and don't forget the huge money involved.
If you want to "save the children" (God, if I hear that phrase one more time I think I'm going to puke,) your best bet is to not kill them (like the U.S. saved those kids at Waco.)
Get rid of the profit motive of the entire drug trade by legalizing and educating.
Make it clear that these chemicals can be dangerous by requiring companies that produce narcotics for sale in the U.S. to clearly and distinctly warn people of the effects, side-effects, and long-term effects of the use of the drug.
Then, make laws that remove liability of producers from harm done the users, except when a batch of poisoned smack hits the shelves.
Get rid of the drug warriors by getting rid of the drug war. Then, kids at home and abroad will be safer.
i don't see any nanorobots or jet engines or laser holography or orbiting death satellites.
i just see some orangutan throwing code-feces at a computer screen.
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