Think of the Super Bowl, for example. On Super Bowl Sunday, there is nothing bought more than a 12-pack. There are more commercials promoting beer and alcohol on Super Bowl Sunday than any other. Bars, restaurants and sports pubs are packed to capacity on the day of the Super Bowl with patrons running up large tabs on alcohol. Not to say this is a problem for some people, but the prevalence of alcohol is our society most certainly leads some people to becoming alcoholics.
There are many people in this world who are addicted to drugs. There are many reasons behind such addiction. Some people take drugs in order to spend nice time with his friends. There are many people who consume drugs in order to get rid of the depressions and the frustrations of life. This world, according to them, is not a better place to live in. Generally the youngsters get addicted to drugs every now and then. They spend large amounts of money in buying these drugs. These drugs finally kill them. Many people try to experiment with drugs. They buy drugs in order to taste the effects of drugs on their body. In the process they get addicted.
In general, the pharmaceutical companies patent their drugs for about ten years and the customers are allowed to buy the brand name, during this period of time. After ten years, other pharmaceutical companies are allowed to manufacture generic drugs which would cost much lesser than the original drugs. If the doctor advises and allows on taking generic drugs for some ailment, it is very cost effective and therefore, a lot of generic pharmacies have cropped up online.