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How Legalising Marijuana Can Save The Economy

by | 22nd, October 2011

TEXAS is doing well. You can thanks the Meixcan drugs trade:

[E]xperts who have studied the impact of drug money say it is undeniable that in a tough economy, trafficking has helped boost employment and economic growth in the state’s border regions, from the Rio Grande Valley to Laredo to El Paso. “It does play a role in the life of many people,” said Jay Garcia, a sociologist at the University of Texas-Pan American in Edinburg who grew up in a migrant farm labor family in Starr County in deep South Texas. Drug money “trickles down to the drivers, the ‘mules,’ the leg breakers, people in all positions.”

It’s supply and demand…



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