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BUSINESS IS BETTER IN BURMA FOR THE OPIUM LORDS – UNDOC

In Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

Bangkok (Thailand), 18 December 2013 – Led by a 13 per cent increase in Myanmar opium cultivation to 57,800 hectares (from 51,000 ha in 2012), opium poppy cultivation in Southeast Asia’s Golden Triangle of Myanmar, Lao PDR and Thailand rose for the seventh consecutive year, according to a UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) report released today.  The UNODC report, Southeast …