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The international connection; opium from growers to pushers

by Catherine Lamour

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Opium trade

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Catherine Lamour and Michel R. Lamberti. Translated from the French by Peter and Betty Ross
    ContributionsLamberti, Michel R., joint author
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5816 .L3313 1974
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 278 p.
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24752958M
    ISBN 100394484118
    ISBN 109780394484112
    LC Control Number74004775
    OCLC/WorldCa874098

    The Taliban's share of the Afghan opium economy is variously estimated from $90 to $ million. But the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) estimates that the total Afghan annual earnings from opium and heroin are in the order of from $ to $ billion.[8].   According to a contemporary account, Americans and Europeans star ted becoming involved in drug smuggling out of Afghanistan from the early s; see Catherine Lamour and Michel R. Lamberti, The International Connection: Opium from Growers to Pushers (New York: Pantheon, ), –

    The Poppy Is Also a Flower is a ABC made-for-television spy and anti-drug film. It was originally made under the auspices of the United Nations as part of a series of television specials designed to promote the organization's work. The film was directed by Terence Young and stars Yul Brynner, Omar Sharif, Eli Wallach, Angie Dickinson, Senta Berger, Stephen Boyd, Trevor . Legal cultivation of opium for medicinal purposes is carried out in India, only in selected areas, under free licensing is the world's largest manufacturer of legal opium for the pharmaceutical industry according to the CIA World Factbook. Legal cultivation for medical use is permissible within the ambit of United Nations, Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs

    By MARTIN BOOTH St. Martin's Press. Read the Review. Raw Opium The opium poppy is botanically classified as Papaver somniferum. The genus is named from the Greek noun for a poppy, the species from the Latin word meaning 'sleep inducing': it was Linnaeus, the father of botany, who first classified it in his book Genera Plantarum in Can the US Triumph in the Drug-Addicted War in Afghanistan? Opium, the CIA and the Karzai Administration. Peter Dale Scott. Alfred McCoy’s important new article for TomDispatch (Ma ) deserves to mobilize Congress for a serious revaluation of America’s ill-considered military venture in Afghanistan. The answer to the question he poses in his title – “Can Anyone .


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lamour, Catherine. International connection; opium from growers to pushers. New York, Pantheon Books []. The International Connection: Opium from Growers to Pushers. Translated by Peter and Betty Ross.

New York, Important book about the international dimensions of the modern commerce in illegal drugs. Twelve Opium Control versus Opium Suppression: The Origins of the Six-Year Plan to Eliminate Opium and Drugs; Thirteen The Responses of Opium Growers to Eradication Campaigns and the Poppy Tax, –; Fourteen Opium and Collaboration in Central China, –; Fifteen An Opium Tug-of-War: Japan versus the Wang Jingwei RegimeAuthor: Gregory Blue.

Lamour, Catherine and Michel R. Lamberti. The International Connection: Opium from Growers to Pushers. New York, Pantheon Books, Opium Made Easy By Michael Pollan Harper's Magazine, April 1, Last season was a strange one in my garden, notable not only for the unseasonably cool and wet weather—the talk of gardeners all over New England—but also for its climate of paranoia.

Opium is a white, milky substance that, after extracted from the Opium Poppy, can be used to produce morphine, heroin, codeine and many other derivatives called “opiates”.

Afghanistan grows more opium poppies than anywhere else in the world. Inthe United Nations estimated that there were overhectares of land in the country that was being used to grow the crop. Most of the opium is grown in the southern region of the country.

Afghanistan is part of a region called the Golden Crescent. Myanmar. Even while expanding her opium trafficking abroad, Great Britain was struggling to curtail growing domestic consumption by passing the Dangerous Drugs Acts of and Desperate Western nations convened two International Opium conferences to debate the causes and cures of the worldwide opium epidemic.

Opium varies in alkaloidal content from batch to batch, and between regions. The British Pharmacoepia lists Yugoslavian opium as the most potent at % alkaloid content, followed by opium from Turkey, Iran, and Indian opium was at the bottom of the list with a 9- % alkaloid content.

NAM KEUNG, Laos, Oct. 2 —Hidden beneath the dirt floors of this remote Yao tribal village near the intersection of Laos, Burma and Thailand are about 6, pounds of opium.

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The heart of the book is the tale of Ch'ien, a young Chinese man who travels from Costa Rica to Columbia to grow an opium garden in the manner his Taoist grandfather taught Reviews: All poppy growers in India were forbidden to sell opium to competitor trading companies.

China's emperor, Kia King, bans opium completely, making trade and poppy cultivation illegal. Opium: A Cannabis Cup Winning Strain High In THC. Opium is a hybrid strain that displays a fine balance between indica and sativa genetics, being composed of 50% of each.

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The first book in the trilogy, Sea of Poppies, set the scene with an in-depth look at the harvesting and manufacture of opium in India. River of Smoke details the life at sea and in the foreign enclave in Canton of the immensely rich men who dominated the trade, principally Britons.

This chapter shows how the British quickly abandoned the one flawed attempt by Scotsmen to run an opium farm in Hong Kong and shrewdly gave it to Chinese merchants who could turn a profit. It notes that the local integuments of commercial activity throughout East Asia derived form and vigor from the power of opium to concentrate capital.

In addition to offering a historical overview of the opium problem in Afghanistan from the late s tothe book looks at three distinct phenomena. It examines the existence, characteristics, and behavior of international terrorists operating from Afghanistan, specifically the evolution and ascendancy of al-Qaeda and the Taliban and the.

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Lamberti, The International Connection: Opium from Growers to Pushers (New York: Pantheon, ), –. His book, Fueling America's War Machine: Deep Politics and the CIA’s Global Drug Connection is in press, due Fall from Rowman & Littlefield.

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