Want to keep out opioids? Build the wall. - NetRight Daily:
"The U.S. is in the middle of an opioid epidemic.
There were more than 50,000 drug overdose deaths in 2015.
Over 32,000 of those deaths were related to opioid products, heroin and prescription medications. Congress is stalling on a border wall that would help ease this burden.
During the presidential campaign opioid addiction became a central theme.
Chris Christie and Donald Trump both addressed the issue early in their runs for the White House.
But how was it that stemming the flow of illegal narcotics that have caused so much harm become such a political issue?
...Drug cartels obey the basic laws of economics.
They saw the demand for heroin and counterfeit prescription painkillers, and decided to fill the supply side of the equation..."