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Old 16th July 2017, 10:13 PM   #1
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Colombian Cocaine Cultivation Climbs

BBC is reporting a significant increase in coca cultivation. Seems to be due to several factors including the end of using spraying to destroy crops which had been heavily criticized as posing health risks. Rising prices for coca and the peace deal with FARC also appear to have contributed. Government wants to push some sort of crop substitution scheme. Sounds like a tough sell.
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