Heroin, Marijuana and Krokodil in Russia

in Substance Abuse

According to the head of the Federal Drug Control Service in Russia, heroin is a $6 Billion black market and the largest illegal drug traded in the country. Marijuana has a market worth $1.5 Billion in Russia, and desomorphine (commonly known as Krokodil), is a $100 Million market in Russia.

Source:  “Russian Heroin Market Worth $6 Bln – Drug Police,” RIA Novosti, March 23, 2012.

(All black market values)

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