Cost of a Kilo of Cocaine in Sydney, Australia in 2012

in Substance Abuse

A kilo of cocaine is reported to cost up to $250,000 (US) in Sydney, Australia. By comparison, a kilo of cocaine in the US-Mexico border town of Brownsville, Texas costs $16,000.

(Cost of cocaine per gram around the world.)

Source:  John Burnett, “Mexican Drug Cartel Targets Australia,” NPR, March 2, 2012.

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