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UN Sees Decline in Afghan Opium: Pyrrhic Victory?

Opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan decreased 19 percent in 2015, compared to the previous year, according to the latest Afghanistan Opium Survey figures released Oct. 14 by the Afghan Ministry of Counter Narcotics and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (U...

Southeast Asia Becomes More Tolerant of Medicinal Opium

Laos was once a major opium producer—and now production is growing again after eradication efforts had dramatically slashed it. But this time around, authorities may take a more tolerant and realistic approach.

Afghan Opium Boom Breaks Record Again

The opium business in Afghanistan has only become more bustling and more popular. See the latest statistics from the United Nations reports about poppy cultivation in the war-torn country.

Tajikistan Eradicates Opium…And Marijuana?

March 13, police in Tajikistan burned more than 722.3 kilograms of seized drugs, the Interior Ministry said in a statement. The destroyed substances included 43 kilos of heroin and 11.2 kilos of opium.

Guatemala Considers Legal Opium Cultivation

Guatemala has emerged as a major opium producer in recent years, and now President Otto Pérez Molina -- a conservative who is increasingly breaking with the US-led "drug war" consensus -- is considering legalized and regulated cultivation of the poppy as ...



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