The Freakonomics of Drug Dealing [Infographic]


Hollywood has made the drug dealer persona out to be an inflated celebrity-esque lifestyle: drugs, money, women and power. They live the life of luxury with exaggerated styles and social norms. Generally, it ends with a crash and burn in a predictable coup or bust.

As we know, the realities and risks drug dealers face are much less attractive than Hollywood renditions.

On average, drug dealers make only $3.50 an hour or $3,640 per year on average. Plus, your ‘boss’ might need to get rid of you if things go south.

The following infographic displays the economics – or rather, ‘freakonomics’ of dealing drugs and rising risks:


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Infographic by: Clarity Way Rehab

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