Black Tar Heroin for Sale Price in the United States

According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, black tar heroin in the United States provides a cheaper alternatives to drug users addicted to prescription drugs. A balloon filled bag filled with black tar heroin sells for $15 to $20 on the streets across the Midwest. The balloon is filled with about a tenth of a gram… Continue reading Black Tar Heroin for Sale Price in the United States

Student Jobs harvesting opium in Afghanistan

Students from the Pakistani province of Balochistan are able to enter Afghanistan during opium harvesting season and find jobs. According to local social workers, the students are able to earn around $15 to $20 a day harvesting opium. In 2010, many of the students returned home to Pakistan after earning $1,500 to $2,000 for the entire season.

Trafficking of Heroin into Pakistan

Up to 150 metric tons of heroin enters Pakistan every year, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 80 tons of heroin is consumed domestically inside Pakistan, with the remaining 70 metric tons being trafficked through the country on to other destinations. 42 percent of all heroin produced in Afghanistan is smuggled to Pakistan for domestic use or en route to Europe and other locations.