Population of Kyrgyzstan actively grows narcotic plants
The population of Kyrgyzstan actively grows narcotic plants, the press service of the State Service for Drug Control of the KRG (SSDC) reports.
According to it, from July 1, 2011 on the territory of the republic 8, 920 roots of cultivated cannabis were identified and destroyed. "The greatest concern causes the frequent facts of opium poppy cultivation on the territory of Issyk-Kul province. In the course of special operations 495 kilograms of cannabis, 1.7 kilogram of hashish, 47.769 kilograms of poppy straw were withdrawn," explained the SSDC, news agency "24.kg" reported.
As noted, on August 10, 2011 in Issyk-Kul province the employees of the SSDC in the thickets of sea buckthorn have found cultivated opium poppy crops. "This is the fifth fact of finding out of crops, suggesting the growth of cultivation in the region," the SSDC notes.