‘Afghanistan’s Opium Trail’ on CBC Newsworld – Monday, March 17th

PASSIONATE EYE Monday
(Monday March 17 at 10pm ET/PT on CBC Newsworld)

AFGHANISTAN’S OPIUM TRAIL
In bleak Afghan villages, the lure of opium cultivation is clear. With no other viable alternative for farmers and no effective law enforcement by the Afghan police, growing poppies is the only way for locals to feed their hungry families. It is this opium that is sold to drug barons and their envoys, processed into heroin and then smuggled across borders.
http://www.cbc.ca/passionateeyemonday/feature_170308.html

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