Battling opium addiction in India’s wild west

Opium is big business in India. In 2007 alone, India produced almost 350 tones of raw, legal opium for the international pharmaceutical industry. Despite strict monitoring of poppy farms, some of the opium always makes its way to the black market. Opium’s ready availability coupled with its use in traditional ceremonies has led to high … Continue reading Battling opium addiction in India’s wild west

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