S: INTERPOL – https://www.interpol.int/es/Noticias-y-acontecimientos/Noticias/2020/Dealers-using-food-delivery-services-to-transport-drugs-during-COVID-19-lockdowns (last access: 5 April 2020); NIH – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3197264/ (last access: 5 April 2020).
N: 1. A term formed by drug [late 14c., drogge (early 14c. in Anglo-French), “any substance used in the composition or preparation of medicines”, from Old French droge “supply, stock, provision” (14c.), which is of unknown origin.] and dealer [from old English dælere “divider, distributor; agent, negotiator”, agent noun from deal (v.). Meaning “purveyor of illegal drugs” is recorded by 1920.]
2. A person who deals in illegal drugs.
3. Adapting to stepped-up pressure from law enforcement, a new breed of Colombian drug trafficker has abandoned the model of the huge narcotics cartel and is shunning the high-profile lifestyle. Out are bodyguards and armor-plated Toyota Landcruisers. In are taxis and conservative business suits.
4. Social stigma and threat of legal punishment are documented barriers to research participation among adult drug dealers. Most of what we know about drug-dealing behavior has emerged from studies of adolescents and inner-city youth. Studies of adolescents suggest that the sale of drugs, particularly cannabis, occurs primarily within informal friendship networks. In one study of adolescent drug dealers, motivations for dealing varied by frequency of selling and amount of drugs sold, but generally involved economic incentives, financing of personal drug use, and helping out friends. Drug-dealing behavior among inner-city youth is more likely to be considered a “career activity.” Among inner-city youth, factors associated with drug dealing include poverty, low education, poor neighborhood conditions, drug-selling opportunity, perceived acceptability of drug dealing, familial risk factors (eg, parental substance use, low parental monitoring), limited job opportunity, personality characteristics (eg, risk-taking), and high levels of peer group deviance. However, these studies may not generalize to adult drug users or users of heavier illicit drugs.
S: 1. OED – https://www.etymonline.com/word/drug#etymonline_v_15932 – https://www.etymonline.com/search?q=dealer (last Access: 5 April 2020). 2&3. TERMIUM PLUS – https://www.btb.termiumplus.gc.ca/tpv2alpha/alpha-eng.html?lang=eng&i=1&srchtxt=narcotraficante&codom2nd_wet=1#resultrecs (last access: 5 April 2020). 4. NIH – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3197264/ (last access: 5 April 2020).
SYN: amphetamine, drug trafficker, narcotrafficker, dealer, dope dealer (familiar).
S: TERMIUM PLUS – https://www.btb.termiumplus.gc.ca/tpv2alpha/alpha-eng.html?lang=eng&i=1&srchtxt=narcotraficante&codom2nd_wet=1#resultrecs (last access: 5 April 2020)