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The Taliban and opium cultivation in Afghanistan


, : The Taliban and opium cultivation in Afghanistan. International Journal of Drug Policy 16(2): 79-80

This issue includes a paper that gives an overview of the history of the opium poppy in Afghanistan and the rise of the Taliban regime. A description of events leading up to, and constituting the implementation of, the enforcement of the ban on poppy cultivation in 2001, is provided.

Accession: 004480315

DOI: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2005.01.004

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