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an addictive narcotic extracted from seed capsules of the opium poppy

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Now for the sinister cripple who lives upon the second floor of the opium den, and who was certainly the last human being whose eyes rested upon Neville St.
Clair was doing in the opium den, what happened to him when there, where is he now, and what Hugh Boone had to do with his disappearance--are all as far from a solution as ever.
Last Monday I had finished for the day and was dressing in my room above the opium den when I looked out of my window and saw, to my horror and astonishment, that my wife was standing in the street, with her eyes fixed full upon me.
Here's a man unknown, proved to have been in the habit of taking opium in large quantities for a year and a half, found dead of too much opium.
A UNODC spokesperson confirmed in 2013 that opium production was heading towards record levels.
Besides a host of issues hurting Afghanistan, its inability to eradicate and control opium cultivation and trade has been a major concern for ages.
The amount of opium consumed by opium users varies widely; published estimates range from 0.
Taj Rehan, a woman belonging to New Islamabad, was arrested from Bhera interchange with 23 grams opium.
The area under opium poppy cultivation dropped by a quarter between 2015 and 2017, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said in a report released on Wednesday.
The increase in production is mainly a result of an increase in the area under opium poppy cultivation, while an increase in opium yield per hectare also contributed.
Assistant Collector (AC) Mumtaz Ali Ghangro while talking to reporter here on Friday said the action was taken on an information received from Chief Collector Manzoor Memon that an attempt would be made to smuggle the foreign origin opium from Larkana to Karachi.
The failure of 15 years of efforts to curb the production of opium in the country is also clear.
The most promising section of the book concentrates on the geography and cultivation of the opium poppy.
invasion, Afghanistan produced more than three-quarters of the world's opium (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime 2002, 4, and 2003b, 15).
Poor rainfall and snow in the mountains caused big losses for farmers who had returned to opium in a big way particularly in areas under the control of the Taleban.