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Global opium and heroin production explodes


Poppy cultivation reached an unprecedented historical peak in 2013, surpassing the record of 2007-08, said Yuri Fedotov, director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

375 tons came from Afghanistan, while 50 tons originated from Myanmar and Laos.

Alizée Ville

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