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This is somewhat misleading.
Although a kilo does weigh out to be about 2. This doesn't mean that it weighs two pounds and two ounces. A kilo actually weighs 2 pounds and about 3. The standard package weight of cocaine is one kilogram and then is later broken into smaller weights for sale and consumption. Sometimes large seizures of cocaine take place, where a ton or several tons of cocaine are seized. This is especially common when a seizure takes place at sea by the military such as the Coast Guard.
Cocaine will usually be packed into large sacks where many individual kilograms are inside. A metric ton of cocaine weighs 1, kilograms, a short ton contains kilos and a long ton has kgs. Almost the entire world uses the International System of Units, commonly known as the "Metric System". Instead of Kilograms, people in the U. Instead of grams, they use ounces.
This le to an interesting mixture of the metric system in terms of drug dealing. Most lower level drug dealers and users do not know that a kilogram has 1, grams in it. In fact, many law enforcement officials don't know this either but most everybody has at least some familiarity with the term "Kilo".
Typically, a lower level drug dealer in the United States will deal in ounce level quantities of cocaine.
At this lower level, the amount purchased and sold will deal with the term "ounce". However, once a dealer starts dealing in more than about 8 ounces, the dealer will now converse in metric system language. Not all, but most will start purchasing quantities that are referred to their metric system weights. This level would equate to be about grams 8.
From this level on up, the terms quarter kilo, half kilo, whole kilo, etc; are commonly spoken. Since a kilogram of cocaine is an exact 1, grams it actually makes more sense for a drug dealer to use the metric system.
The math in order to determine profit margins are more easily understood when using the metric system. This is easy math when you really think about it.
If you do this type of math in the non-metric system such as ounces then your ability to determine profit is going to be harder because you are actually going to have to convert ounces to grams or vice versa. If everything were done in the metric system then things would be much simpler.How much does a 8 ball of cocaine weigh
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