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America's Drug Cartels
The War on Drugs
For over 30 years now we have been fighting a "war" on drugs. All the time the biggest drug cartels have been right here in the United States right under our noses.
We allow them to peddle their wares and we do nothing about it.
The drugs they are selling are killing many, many people.
Here is a picture of what they are selling:
Slap on the Hand
Yea, these drug dealers have got slapped on the back of their hands for selling their addictive drug. They were ordered to pay millions in fines and restitution. Where exactly did all that money go? They are still allowed to sell their drugs and are not helping people beat the addiction.
I can say all this because I am addicted to their drug.
Hopefully they don't send the hitmen after me, but I am going to tell you all who sells me this drug.
The name of my drug dealer is ©R.J. Reynolds.I'm sure many of you have heard of my drug dealer. Here's a picture of the drug he sells me:
They are a drug.
I am not happy at all that I smoke. I really do want to quit. I have faced so much lately that it is a difficult thing to accomplish at this time.
You see, I started smoking cigarettes when I was 9 years old. I am 46 now. In my days as a child, smoking was considered cool. Everyone smoked it seemed. The dealers ads were very enticing. Hell, you could get the hottest girl or guy if you smoked. We had the Marlboro Man and Joe Cool.
I'm not trying to make excuses, but it would be a lot easier to quit if these dope dealers were not allowed to sell them anymore.
Can anyone tell me where all that money all those cigarette companies had to pay went? Where is the help that the addicts need? Will R.J. pay for my funeral if I die because of their drug?
I am very open to comments here. Please don't preach at me about quitting. I have tried many methods. Before you judge me, please read the hubs describing what I have faced in the last few years. The Froggy World hubs are a good start.
I do want to hear your methods of quitting. Especially if they are oddball ones.
Nicotine has been my thorn in the side.
Here are the names and sites of a few of those drug cartels. If you care, please contact them and tell them to take their drugs off the market:
I saw both of these ads when I was young.
These companies have essentially murdered many people in the name of profit.
I would think removing tobacco from the market would do the trick. But it is just my opinion.
© G.L. Boudonck
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© 2009 Greg Boudonck