It’s the frontline of the warfare on medicine – and it’s a battle authorities are dropping.

Afghanistan’s poppy fields, which feed the habits of drug addicts worldwide, are thriving, with cultivation of the crop hitting report highs final yr.

With NATO troops pulling out and native regulation enforcement businesses ill-equipped and underfunded, manufacturing seems to be set to extend even additional.

The variety of Afghan addicts is hovering and with the Taliban funded by the drug commerce, safety fears are paramount.

101 East travels to fields the place poppies develop and meets the native officers liable for stemming the move of medicine to the world.

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