I was remiss in the 25% comment the other day. The UN actually stated the rise is 27%. My bad.
A quote from the UN article.
“With greater control over national territory, governments can help farmers switch to licit livelihoods and turn their backs on drugs,” said Mr. Costa. “This is the best way of eradicating
poverty as well as coca.”
Personally, I think its all for not if you don’t take responsibility for the junkies inhabiting the First World. Whatever you try, forgetting that where there is a demand there will be a supply, is not smart.
Simple economic law.