Skip to comments.A lethal business model targets Middle America (heroin from Mexico)
Posted on 02/14/2010 7:25:07 AM PST by ruralvoter
Immigrants from an obscure corner of Mexico are changing heroin use in many parts of America.
Farm boys from a tiny county that once depended on sugar cane have perfected an ingenious business model for selling a semi-processed form of Mexican heroin known as black tar.
Using convenient delivery by car and aggressive marketing, they have moved into cities and small towns across the United States, often creating demand for heroin where there was little or none. In many of those places, authorities report increases in overdoses and deaths.
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This is real nasty business and specifically targeting white middle class. The Mexicans are on a bold, out in the open, lawless spree in this country. Who will stop them?
Xalisco bosses have avoided the nation's largest cities with established heroin organizations. Instead, using Southern California and Phoenix as staging areas, they have established networks in Salt Lake City; Reno; Boise, Idaho; Indianapolis; Nashville; and Myrtle Beach, S.C., among other places. From those cities, their heroin -- called black tar because it's sticky and dark -- has made its way into suburbs and small towns.
“The Mexicans are on a bold, out in the open, lawless spree in this country. Who will stop them?”
30 Billion going south every year. We can stop a lot of that. Will we? You know the phrase “plata o plomo”?
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