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Drug Trafficking: Reasons for Drug Trafficking

len Alfred Ajibola - Wed, 29th January, 2020 @ 16:55: PM

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Reasons for Drug Trafficking:

Drug trafficking can be defined as the transfer, selling, importing or exporting of illegal drugs from the point of production to the final consumer (point of consumption).

The drugs trafficked will usually have some adverse effect on those who consume them. Also, these drugs can be very addictive and as a result, many people had lost their lives from their continual usage.

Examples of drugs trafficked include cocaine, marijuana, heroine and cannabis.

Please read on the Introduction to Drug Trafficking here.

Note: Drug trafficking is a condemnable act that has destroyed the lives of many in our world. As parents, teachers and students, we must do all we can to constantly create awareness on this evil act.

One question to ask is:

Why do people engage drug Trafficking?

Please read on the Consequences and Solutions to Drug Trafficking here.

To answer the above question, below are some reasons why people engage in drug trafficking:

  1. Greed and the pursuit of money at all cost.
    Please read on the Disadvantages of Money here.

  2. Ignorance on the part of the drug trafficker.
    Please read on the Causes of Drug Abuse in Adolescents here.

  3. Keeping bad friends and company.
    Please read on the Consequences and Solutions to Cultism here.

  4. Joblessness and unemployment.
    You can read on how to start a home based Fish Farming business here.

  5. False prestige or wanting to be hailed by fellow peers.
    Please read more on Self Esteem here.

  6. Indiscipline on the part of the offender.
    Please read more on Values here.

  7. Corruption in the nation or state.
    Please read more on the Democratic System of Government and it's Characteristics here.

  8. High demands of these drugs.
    Please read the Types and Side Effects of Drugs here.

  9. Improper upbringing of the offender.
    Please read on Reputation and How to Build a Good Reputation here.

  10. As a means of escape from poverty.
    Please read on the Responsibilities, Duties and Obligations of a Citizen here.

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