In South Florida–which is our nation’s weathervane as far as drug use (and pretty art deco hotels)–cocaine use is way down, that devil drug falling way below crystal meth and even booze in popularity.
And the reason is obviously the increased awareness of citizens as to the dire dangers of coke addiction.
They’ve become more savvy, more healthy, and more in control as they shun the demon powder and run for safety, making the days of Miami Vice seem more remotely quaint than ever.
People have finally woken up to the risks involved in filling your nostrils with an electrifying talc that rots your brain and ruins your chances.
It’s because we’re in the middle of a recession and coke costs a fortune!
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on September 15, 2011