Who says drug dealers don't respond to incentives? This is from The New York Times:
"A lot of people who were selling pot or heroin are now selling cigarettes," said a 25-year-old struggling actor from East Harlem who said that he needs to dabble in cigarette dealing to make ends meet. "You can make the same amount of money," he said, "and you don't get locked away as long."
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