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Southwest Asia

Southwest Asia's "Golden Crescent"Pakistan. Afghanistan, andlong baon lha largest producing and consuming region In the wortdBii currently accounts lor about hall the

Steady reductions until thispium produciion in the region were largely the result of the drop in Pakistan fromons9 tooonshe Pakistanis attribute their continued success in curbing production to crop substitution, although unfavorable weather and soft market prices apparently haveore Important role. Pakistan has an organized antinarcotlcs program,

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