Hectares of Coca in Colombia in 2009

in Substance Abuse

390 metric tons of cocaine was produced in Colombia in 2009, down from 430 in 2008.

68,025 hectares of land was devoted to growing coca in the country, the lowest level since 1998.

(Additional cocaine facts and statistics.)

Source: Matthew Bristol, “Colombian Cocaine Production Fell to 11-Year Low Last Year,” Bloomberg BusinessWeek, May 12, 2010.

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