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    Ironically, when the idea of legal cultivation in Afghanistan first surfaced at a 2004 meeting of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs, it was Turkey and India that vehemently objected. They warned that if they lost their guaranteed market share, the chances of their harvest – or more of it, in India's case – ending up on the black market would rise.

    This ain't no party. This ain't no disco. This ain't no foolin' around!

    by Snud on Sat Jun 27, 2009 at 12:16:57 PM PDT

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