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Generally, the distribution of illicit drugs that is the subject of this book occurs outside medical channels. Even such drugs which are lawfully produced and can in theory be prescribed—such as cocaine—are in fact mainly manufactured and distributed in black market channels rather than through doctors and pharma- 17 Steven B. Duke and Albert C. Gross—America’s Longest War [e-reads] cies. Most of the sedatives and tranquilizers, on the other hand, are patented or trademarked drugs made by mammoth pharmaceutical companies and are less commonly—though frequently—distributed in black market channels.
29 An Italian reporter who had a three-pack-aday habit ended up at a crime-ridden train station trying to score. “I was offered heroin, cocaine, grass, amphetamines, Ecstasy, but not one pack of cigarettes,” he wrote. Eventually, he was told that a smuggler was en route from Naples with a supply. When the train arrived, the smuggler was overrun by deranged smokers, yelling, clutching at him, thrusting money, begging. He was able to buy a carton of Marlboros for $36. He then ran off. “Like a thief.
38 Kenneth E. ” Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 80, no. 2 (16 March 1988), 81. 35 “Smoking Tied to Leukemia Risk,” New York Times, 23 February, 1993. 36 “Smoking Found to Accelerate AIDS,” Los Angeles Times, 13 May 1993, A24. 37 United States Surgeon General, Reducing the Health Consequences of Smoking: 25 Years of Progress (Rockville, MD: Department of Health and Human Services, 1989), 197. 38 Ibid. 34 31 Steven B. Duke and Albert C. Gross—America’s Longest War [e-reads] Neonates are not the only “passive smokers” whose health suffers from tobacco use by others.