Illegal Drug Use, Illegal Prostitution, and Money Laundering

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The discussion of legalizing certain illegal drug like marijuana for personal use or prostitution to help stimulate the economy is one of the worst ideas ever. It was also said that it will eliminate money laundering problem. By keeping illegal drugs, prostitution, and money laundering illegal will prevent criminals from exploiting the poor and unfortunate people. This will also prevent the “paid” rape of all genders, it will also detour people from becoming an addict, thus eliminating the increase of money laundering. If those things are not controlled or increase in awareness the human trafficking business will grow even more each year, more people to include younger children are turned into sex slaves, and legitimate business starts to launder money all because of the suffering economy. The drug industry is a booming business, from legal to illegal drugs it is a multi-billion dollar industry. You hear about drugs everywhere, it is on TV, movies, radio; they are figured in books and magazines. Every so often it an ad will flash across your computer screen, and in daily conversation with friends and co-workers. Over the year’s prescription medications or over the counter medicines are now as dangerous as illegal drugs. Those same drugs that are suppose to help with pain or cure certain ailment are now leading to drug abuse without thinking about it. Those same people become addicted to without thinking that they are and can cause serious health problems, and even death if left unnoticed. No one knows what kind of side effects a drug can have on a person especially if it is the first time that person is taking it, it does not matter what the dosage is. Everyone's body and brain chemistry are different so that means that toleran... ... middle of paper ... ...t Filters. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved December 18, 2013, from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10340165 "The CBHSQ Report: A Day in the Life of American Adolescents: Substance Use Facts Update." The CBHSQ Report: A Day in the Life of American Adolescents: Substance Use Facts Update. N.p., 29 Aug. 2013. Web. 25 Nov. 2013. http://www.samhsa.gov/data/2K13/CBHSQ128/sr128-typical-day-adolescents-2013.htm Unger, B., & Hertog, J. d. (2012). Water always finds its way: Identifying new forms. Crime, Law & Social Change, 1, 287-304. UNODC (2005). United Nations office of drug and crime. World Drug Report, 1, Vienna. Volkow, N. (2007, March 1). The Science of Addiction: Drugs, Brains, and Behavior. NIH, 2, 14-17. Woda, K. (2006). Money laundering techniques with electronic payment systems. Information & Security International Journal, 18, 27–47.

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