Tagged: Opium

FILM: Raw Opium: Pain, Pleasure, Profits

Come to the DC premier screening of this insightful documentary about approaching drug addiction as a public health issues, versus criminalization and creative ways to reduce its harm to communities.

The Afghan Opium War

IPS Drug Policy Director Sanho Tree says that the worst thing the U.S. military could do in Afghanistan right now is forced eradication of poppies, because it would alienate peasant farmers and drive them into the arms of the Taliban. The farmers will turn to illicit crops to feed their families.

The Taliban is Back

Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bush administration, Iraq, Taliban, warlords, drug lords, opium, women's issues, civilian casualties, corruption