Crack Users in Guinea-Bissau

in Substance Abuse

Unofficial estimates place the number of crack cocaine users in Guinea-Bissau at between 20 to 30 percent of young adults. Users are able to buy a hit of crack for 70 cents.

Around $1 Billion of drugs is estimated to be trafficked through the country on its way to Europe’s drug market.

(More World Cocaine Prices)

Source:  Jessica Hatcher, “Guinea-Bissau: How Cocaine Transformed a Tiny African Nation,” Time, October 15, 2012.

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