Illegal Drugs in Russia in 2012

The Federal Drug Service reported that it seized 106 tons of illegal drugs in Russia in 2012.

Almost 30 tons of the illegal drugs was marijuana, and 5.7 tons was opiates.

The amount seized in 2012 was 70 percent higher than the total haul in 2011.

Source:  “Russia nets major drug haul in 2012,” RT, January 15, 2013.