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Cocaine use and overdose deaths in the United States are on the rise

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington, DC: After years of progress in combating coca cultivation and cocaine production, Colombia is once again the world’s largest producer of cocaine and is the origin of approximately 90 percent of the cocaine seized in the United States, according to the DEA Cocaine Signature Program. This was underscored by William R. Brownfield,

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CIA Factbook: Afghanistan is world’s largest producer of opium and the US is largest consumer of cocaine

Newsroom24x7 Network Afghanistan is world’s largest producer of opium while the United States of America is the world’s largest consumer of cocaine and a major consumer of ecstasy and Mexican methamphetamine, besides the US is also a money-laundering center. This information is derived from the American Central Intelligence Agency’s most popular publication — The World Factbook. Presenting

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