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Kyrgyz doctor proposes farming opium to boost nation's economy Kyrgyz doctor proposes farming opium to boost nation's economy

15 May, 02:59 PM 30 comments

Zhenishbek Nazaraliyev, a doctor who runs a drug rehabilitation clinic in the capital Bishkek, says people in Kyrgyzstan should be allowed to farm opium poppies to help the nation solve its economic problems and promises to legalize opium cultivation if he wins the July presidential election.

Tags: kyrgystan, drugs, opium



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