America’s and the world’s appetite for drugs is insatiable. Billions upon billions of dollars have been spent on both the consumption of illicit drugs and fighting the war on drugs. At first glance as an investor, you probably don’t think this affects you (that is, if you don’t use or sell drugs) but a closer look will reveal the enormous economic impact that the war on drugs has on America. Prepare yourself for some very alarming numbers.
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