Teenology 101 blog, Dr. Yolanda Evans writes:
Road sounds like a title of a romance novel, but in reality the story behind
it is much more sinister. It is the name of an anonymous online market place for
illicit drugs and has made headlines this week as the Federal Bureau of
Investigations shut down the original version and arrested the person who
started it. I first learned of the Silk Road last week at a symposium for
pediatricians. A guest speaker at the conference, who is an expert on substance
abuse, highlighted the fact that many teens are well aware of how to get drugs –
illegal drugs – on the internet. I was dumbfounded (and so were nearly all of
the other pediatricians in the room)! If something is illegal, shouldn’t it be a
challenge to order and have delivered to your home? Apparently, it’s not that
hard at all.
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