Afghanistan’s Billion Dollar Drug War


Afghanistan opium cultivation graph

As the Ibogaine for Afghanistan project continues to develop Al Jazeera reports on the heroin crisis in Afghanistan:

It is the frontline of the war on drugs – and it is a battle authorities are losing.

Afghanistan’s poppy fields, which feed the habits of drug addicts worldwide, are thriving, with cultivation of the crop hitting record highs last year. With NATO troops pulling out and local law enforcement agencies ill-equipped and underfunded, production looks set to increase even further.

Ibogaine for Afghanistan project

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