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Is there a problem with drug dealers in cancun

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Is there a problem with drug dealers in cancun

Been told dealers approach you and hassle you on streets of hotel zone

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1. Re: Is there a problem with drug dealers in cancun

We have never been approached in the hotel zone, but Market 28 in town is another story.

Dallas, Texas
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2. Re: Is there a problem with drug dealers in cancun

Where do people come up with this stuff? Dealers just randomly walking up to people on the street trying to peddle dope?

LMAO.

I'm a guy with long hair (musician) and in the 15 years we have been going to Cancun at least once a year, I have been asked once if I wanted drugs- and that was by a taxi cab driver.

Other than that, the only "hassling" that I get is the guys in the market calling me "Highlander" as I walk by trying to pull me into their shops. LOL :)

Edited: 31 March 2011, 13:13
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3. Re: Is there a problem with drug dealers in cancun

I'm sure if you can survive the mean streets of Dundee then you'll be absolutely fine in Cancun.

Doniphan, Missouri
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4. Re: Is there a problem with drug dealers in cancun

LMAO! How funny is that? I don't think you will get approached in Cancun any more than you would in a US city of comparable size, some worse than others. We've been approached where we live, but I would consider the crime worse here than in Cancun!

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5. Re: Is there a problem with drug dealers in cancun

Simply not true. The hotel zone is very nice and safe!

Chesterton, Indiana
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6. Re: Is there a problem with drug dealers in cancun

I have only been approached a few times at clubs and certainly not hassled... I dont think they want the attention.

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7. Re: Is there a problem with drug dealers in cancun

I've never been approached in CUN - yes in Jamaica.

Tulsa, Oklahoma
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8. Re: Is there a problem with drug dealers in cancun

Agreed on Jamaica. I was offered drugs twice, from the airport to the shuttle bus.

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9. Re: Is there a problem with drug dealers in cancun

I agree. I have never been approached in Cancun. Maybe once in PDC. In Jamaica, it was a regular occurrence. Dealers would sit on jet skis and approach you when you were in the water.

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10. Re: Is there a problem with drug dealers in cancun

Are you worried about paying too much?