WAYS YOU CAN REACT TO FILM
1. MENTOR at-risk youth. You can be the person to steer a young person away from selling or using drugs and toward a brighter future. Sign up with Mentoring USA, GEAR UP, or another local organization.
3. GET HELP if you or someone you know has a problem with drugs or alcohol. There is information on rehabilitation and meetings at the following sites or at your local medical center.
4. KNOW YOUR RIGHTS Protect yourself from unlawful questioning and/or giving answers that can be used against you in a court of law. The American Civil Liberties Union has created a free Know Your Rights booklet.
How To Make Money Selling Drugs
A shockingly candid examination of how a street dealer can rise to cartel lord with relative ease, How to Make Money Selling Drugs is an insider’s guide to the violent but extremely lucrative drug industry. Told from the perspective of former drug dealers, and featuring interviews with Russell Simmons, 50 Cent, Susan Sarandon, and David Simon, creator of “The Wire,” the film gives you the lessons you need to start your own drug empire while exposing the corruption behind the “war on drugs.”
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