Heroin: the Driving Economic Force for Many in Afghanistan


Opium production in Afghanistan continues to grow as the United States plans for withdrawal of troops there.

Posted by Gary Revel

Over one billion dollars’ worth of heroin each year – that is the deadly fallout Pakistan gets from the blooming narcotics industry that provides the main cash crop in devastated Afghanistan. Locals say heroin is cheaper than food.

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