The Weird Economics Of Drug Dealing

June 13, 2014 in Daily Bulletin

Cracked looked at some surprising things about being a drug dealer:

  • A study found that the majority of drug dealers already have jobs – and skilled ones at that. They just sell drugs as a part-time thing.
  • In fact, the most successful drug dealers are those that make more money at normal jobs. This is perhaps unsurprising since being a good dealer probably requires a lot of the same skills required to be professionally successful.
  • Dealers’ biggest concern isn’t cops – it’s their customers. They can’t call the police to help them and their customers know that they can steal drugs from them.
  • Drug dealers often have to go on drug education campaigns. One who sells weed needs to explain that it’s not okay to snort an equivalent amount of cocaine .

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Source: Cracked