Cannabis production in Afghanistan

According to the United Nations Office on Crime and Drugs, in addition to being the world’s top producer of opium, Afghanistan is also the world’s top producer of cannabis.

Every year, Afghanistan produces between 1,500 to 3,500 metric tons of cannabis.

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Source:  Jonathan Burch, “Afghanistan world’s top cannabis source: U.N.,” Reuters, March 31, 2010.