Heroin Laboratories in Afghanistan

in Substance Abuse

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime reported that there were between 300 to 500 labs producing heroin from opium in Afghanistan in 2009. The labs produced an estimated 380 tons of heroin during the year.

Source: “Afghan opiates remain global threat, says new UNODC study,” IRNA,  July 31, 2011.

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