UN Reports Heroin Poppie Cultivation in Golden Triangle has Doubled

UN Reports Heroin Poppie Cultivation in Golden Triangle has Doubled

  CHIANGRAI– Opium cultivation in Southeast Asia’s main poppy-growing countries has more than doubled over the past six years driven largely by rising heroin demand in China and despite recent efforts by regional governments to eradicate the crop, the United Nations’ narcotics office said in a report released Wednesday. The report’s figures show a resurgence […]