Afghan poppy blight may not harm heroin supply




 
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Afghan poppy blight may not harm heroin supply
 
May 29th, 2012  
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Afghan poppy blight may not harm heroin supply
KABUL (Reuters) - An Afghan poppy blight helping drive up heroin prices may not dent global opiate supply, the United Nations' anti-drug tsar said on Tuesday, as Afghan President Hamid Karzai lashed out at foreigners for their part in his country's drug trade. Karzai, after meeting United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Executive Director Yury Fedotov in Kabul, said while Afghanistan almost got the blame for supplying most of the world's opiates, it was unnamed others who "get the benefit". ...

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