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Harsh Punishments for Drug Use in Southeast Asia
(The CIA Factbook calls Myanmar the “world's second largest producer of illicit opium”). In spite of such draconian measures, certain places are flush with illegal  ...
The Golden Triangle - Geography - About.com
The Golden Triangle's mountainous terrain and distance from major urban centers make it an ideal location for illicit poppy cultivation and transnational opium ...
An Overview of the Drug Laws in Singapore - Southeast Asia Travel
It goes even further - if you own a house or a car in which illegal drugs have ... opium and morphine - 0.9% for the UK and 0.005% for Singapore," claimed Teo.
Drug Laws in Bali and the Rest of Indonesia - Southeast Asia Travel
Indonesia Imposes Harsh Penalties on Foreigners Caught With Illegal Drugs ... mescaline, LSD, amphetamine, methamphetamine, opium and its derivatives.
Tambora's 1815 Eruption Linked to Opium, Cholera - Asian History
Apr 11, 2014 ... Opium cultivation and processing then spread south into the mountains of ... efforts by local governments to crack down on the illicit trade.
Why Would Opiate Medications Cause Fainting?
Dec 31, 2012 ... Answer: Opiates -- medications made directly from opium extract or a ... (It's worth noting that unlike legal medications, illegal opiates are not ...
Afghanistan Makes List of Major Illicit Drug-Producing Countries
Sep 20, 2004 ... The White House has added Afghanistan to the list of major illicit ... opium poppy growers to more than double production during 2003.
Afghanistan On Verge of Becoming a 'Narcotics State'
State Dept. report shows Afghan opium production tripled since 2003 ... gross domestic product is now derived from the production and sale of illicit narcotics.
Article 112a—Wrongful use, possession, etc., of controlled substances
(1) opium, heroin, cocaine, amphetamine, lysergic acid diethylamide, methamphetamine, phencyclidine, barbituric acid, and marijuana, and any compound or ...
What Is in Heroin? - Addictions - About.com
The opium poppy grows in many parts of the world, including Asia, Australia, some ... to clandestine labs run by illicit drug manufacturers, to makeshift processes ...
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