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US SCOURGE SPREADS SOUTH OF THE BORDER In a recent newspaper article written in the San Diego Union Tribunecalled US Scourge Spreads South A very disturbing fact was opening drugdoors just south of our own community which is why I chose to do an in depth study of theeasiness of drug purchase in our southern neighbor Its not new news but aoverwhelming growth in the usage of drugs especially Rohypnol The Mexican border town called Tijuana across from San DiegoCalifornia once was a famous as a playground for drunken sailors and college studentsToday authorities on both sides of the border warn it has turned into a gangland run bya growing number of ruthless cartels that sell drugs It is no longer just marijuanapot but a growing problem with other types of drugs like Heroin CrystalMethamphetamine and Cocaine I recently visited the neighbor city of Tijuana and rode in a Tijuanataxi and was immediately met with a taxi driver named Jose a Tijuana taxi driver in anopen-necked baby blue silk shirt he sizes up the tourists trudging off the footbridgefrom the United States Taxi sir You want pharmacy I get you a goodpharmacy he urges stepping from a line of beckoning taxi drivers in big belts andstraw cowboy hats Good prices No prescriptions Do I look like I wantdrugs I didnt even solicit the business I almost felt weird because this isexactly what I was planning to do my paper on Soon he is nosing his long yellowOldsmobile through scruffy streets choked with pharmacies I asked for Somas-a drug thatgives the user a feeling of drunkenness without all the liquor and illegal in the UnitedStates In less than 45 minutes I was able to purchase the drug right over the counter Ofcourse I didnt actually purchase the drug but kindly told the pharmacy that hisprice was too high This just goes to show you how easy it was to get an illegal drug just30
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