Mike Riggs on 4 Industries That Are Getting Rich Off the Drug War


In a 2011 interview, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that legalization is "not likely to work" because "there is just too much money in it." Clinton was talking about Mexico's cartels, writes Mike Riggs, but the same holds true for the legal industries that owe their profit margins, market shares, and—in some cases—very existence to the war on drugs. Here are the top four industries that are getting rich off the war on drugs.