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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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Old 29th July 2017, 11:03 PM   #2
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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.
Glad to see that alliteration is not a lost art.

Also pleased to see that Cocaine may have a chance to fight back against this new age menace, crystal meth. The Vegans will support cocaine rather than crystal meth, I figure.
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Old 30th July 2017, 12:01 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Darth Rotor View Post
Glad to see that alliteration is not a lost art.
I can do better:

Colombian Cocaine Cultivation Climbs, Creating Cartel Crime Concerns

Anyone want to try for 9?
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Old 30th July 2017, 02:37 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by Ziggurat View Post
I can do better:

Colombian Cocaine Cultivation Climbs, Creating Drug Cartel Crime Concerns

Anyone want to try for 9?
Nah - sorry, can't do it
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The demonization of Roundup is bearing fruit.
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Colombian Cocaine Cultivation Climbs, Creating Cartel Crime Concerns Cancelling years of Costly Counter-measures!
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