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Sociology: Drug Trafficking

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Chelsi' Williams

on 31 May 2013

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Transcript of Sociology: Drug Trafficking

Relation to Sociology Facts/ Statistics Introduction to
D.T. Cocaine Trafficking Drug Suddath, Claire. "The War on Drugs" Time 25 Mar. 2009: n.pag.Web. <http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1887,488,00.html>
"United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime" Drug Trafficking. N.p.,n.d. Web. 29 May 2013 <http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/drug-trafficking/>
Astorga, Luis. "Drug Trafficking in Mexico: The First General Assesment" UNESCO. N.p. Web. 28 May 2013 <http://www.unesco.org/most/astorga.htm>
Global Drug Trafficking. Youtube. AFP, 15 Nov. 2012. Web. 26 May 2013. http://www.youtube.comwatch?v=nLNGOvPUzSY Works Cited Agencies that
fight against D.T. D.T. History What is Drug Trafficking? Trafficking Resources In the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, drugs such as marijuana, opiates, and cocaine were most commonly used for medical reasons.
The authorities were concerned about the quality of the products and tried to protect the consumers by banning them; they did not succeed.
Main trafficking at that time came from Mexico . Within the past 40 years, the government has speant over $2.5 trillion fighting the War on Drugs. The USINCS says that 90% of Cocaine for example gets to the U.S through the Southern
boarder. Drug Trafficking is global trade involving manufacture, distribution and sale of substances, which are illegal by law. 5,300 people were killed in drug-related crimes in 2008 and over 1,000 have this year. (article in Mar. 2009) Drug Traffickers are interactionists.
Members involved have made their own social system, and have set up their own laws.
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