John F. Sopko, the Pentagon's Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, gave a sobering assessment last week of the situation in the country 15 years after the fall of the Taliban.
Opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan decreased 19 percent in 2015, compared to the previous year, according to the latest Afghanistan Opium Survey figures released Oct. 14 by the Afghan Ministry of Counter Narcotics and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (U...
Last week, Pakistan's Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) announced the seizure of a huge shipment of hashish, weighing 3.37 metric tons and said to be destined for international markets.
Fighters loyal to ISIS have seized substantial territory in Afghanistan, according to an ominous report from Reuters on June 29.
Long time marijuana activist and organizer of the Global Million Marijuana March, Dana Beal has set his sights on tackling a new problem—the growing heroin epidemic. And he has quite the plan to do it.