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By limiting or stopping the transportation routes, will this only cause drug cartels to adapt? Will they continue to push through harder?

1. Is there a way to stop the cartels distribution and transportation routes?
2. If we do stop the distribution routes, what will this achieve?
3. By doing this, will it cause the cartels to innovate different modes of transportation or will it cause the cartels to push the distribution routes through harder and bloodier with more innocent lives lost?

The answers I would like to see would include how we could close down their routes and the domino effect that would cause.


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  • Nov 22 2013: I think there is no way to stop the cartel distribution even if the US increases security drugs will still trinkle into the us. If we stop distribution routes i wont achieve anything because the demand and consumption will still be there. Also the cartels have started to produce drugs here in the U.S and i think they will abandon distribution routes if they perceive that it will be stopped. They would move to locally producing drugs in the most consumed areas of the US because it will be easier to distrubute and have lower operating costs. I think it will be bloodier because if we start to decrease the routes into the U.S the three cartels will start fighting for the remaining routes. I hope this answers your questions.

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