Financial value of opium production in Southeast Asia

in Substance Abuse

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime released the potential value of opium production for the following countries based on farm-gate prices.

Myanmar:  $123 Million.

Laos:  $11.8 Million.

Thailand: $5.6 Million.

(See additional heroin facts and statistics.)

Source: UNODC, “Opium Poppy Cultivation in South East Asia,” December 2008.

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