About increasing illicit cultivation in India's North East to North West. And some of legal cultivation too. India is the only country producing gum opium legally.
Illegal opium cultivation in Himachal Pradesh, India
The colours of the poor opium flowers! Mesmerising. Also, the fact that illicit opium cultivation in India has increased immensely. But so it has all over the world. In Central Asia, in Myanmar, Thailand, Albania, Turkey, Latin America and even in the US. England is cultivating it, so they say, for domestic uses BUT they export 80 kgs of heroin to Spain and the Netherlands! How?