Opium Poppy

Papaver somniferum, commonly known as the opium poppy or breadseed poppy, is a species of flowering plant in the family Papaveraceae. It is the species of plant from which both opium and poppy seeds are derived and is also a valuable ornamental plant, grown in gardens. Its native range is probably the eastern Mediterranean, but is now obscured by ancient introductions and cultivation, being naturalized across much of Europe and Asia. This poppy is grown as an agricultural crop on a large scale, for one of three primary purposes. The first is to produce seeds that are eaten by humans, …

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RAND Corporation · 29 May 2024 English

This Perspective presents and discusses the current situation in Europe concerning synthetic opioids, and draws on earlier and ongoing crises involving this group of substances to reflect on likely challenges …

are compounds found in or derived from the opium poppy; semi-synthetic opioids, which are opioids that that are made from compounds in the opium poppy; and synthetic opioids. Synthetic opioids6 produce similar 2022, with an estimated 233,000 hectares of opium poppy 7 Figure 1. Flows of heroin trafficking SOURCE: antagonists (e.g. naloxone). 7 Compounds found in the opium poppy. 8 High-risk opioid use is defined by Pierce Greenfield, C. 5 November 2023. ‘Afghanistan opium poppy supply plummets 95% after Taliban ban, U.N.


Heritage Foundation · 17 May 2024 English

Psychonauts might keep up to speed on the potential highs from NPSs, but the market cannot prevent the spread of those drugs to people who do not surf the Web …

agricultural products. A classic example is the opium poppy, from which chemists can synthesize (for example)


UNODC: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime · 8 May 2024 English

ANNUAL REPORT 2023 Advancing justice, health and security in a time of global need 1 Advancing justice, health and security in a time of global need The designations employed and …

complex from UNODC to transition from cultivating opium poppy in Khairabad, eastern Afghanistan. drug issues and explosives. A seizure of 26.7 tonnes of opium poppy straw is made by the UNODC Container Control


UN: The United Nations · 30 April 2024 English

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international control (e.g. marijuana, coca and opium poppy), created a regulatory system for the medical


SIGAR: Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction · 30 April 2024 English

However, the Taliban have not made any efforts to improve inclusivity or human rights during the reporting period.40 Afghanistan Ranked Unhappiest Country in the World Researchers at the University of …

Nangarhar Provinces have continued to cultivate opium poppy. According to the United Nations Office on Drugs APRIL 30, 2024 67 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS (UNODC), opium poppy farmers have lost half of their total incomes cultivation and production ban confirmed that opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan has “dramatically 275 Alcis, “Unprecedented 85% reduction of opium poppy cultiva- response to SIGAR vetting, 10/10/2023 278 Alcis, “Unprecedented 85% reduction of opium poppy cultiva- 248 State, SCA, response to SIGAR data


SIGAR: Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction · 26 April 2024 English

Since the fall of the Afghan government in 2021, SIGAR has interviewed members of the Afghan diaspora in the United States and overseas about the current situation and their previous …

Nangarhar Provinces have continued to cultivate opium poppy. According to the United Nations Office on Drugs APRIL 30, 2024 67 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS (UNODC), opium poppy farmers have lost half of their total incomes cultivation and production ban confirmed that opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan has “dramatically 275 Alcis, “Unprecedented 85% reduction of opium poppy cultiva- response to SIGAR vetting, 10/10/2023 278 Alcis, “Unprecedented 85% reduction of opium poppy cultiva- 248 State, SCA, response to SIGAR data


UNAMA: United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan · 17 April 2024 English

In 2023, we continued I would like to express my gratitude to the United to grapple with the challenges of upholding our core Nations agencies, our partners from the International …

Baz Mohammad knew he wanted a change. As an opium poppy Across Afghanistan, people like Baz Mohammad


Baker Institute for Public Policy · 15 April 2024 English

As one of the most arid and water-scarce regions in the world, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is particularly vulnerable to the changing climate.2 It is heating twice …

scale of these and cash crops such as potato and opium poppy. The middle zone, Mersin mobilities will Erdemli


GI-TOC: Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime · 22 March 2024 English

commodity to other localities, or prompting an increase in the pro. [...] In the past, reduced opium-poppy cultivation in parts of Afghanistan in response to the state or regime policy led to increased

Farah, Nimroz)37 3 April 2022 Taliban bans opium poppy cultivation and all Opium and heroin trafficking burgeoning methamphetamine trade. The cultivation of opium poppy had provided one of the few viable livelihood while moving their operations underg round. Opium poppy cultivation has been reportedly nearly eliminated unprecedented decline in the cultivation of opium poppy,69 by 95 per cent compared to the previous year pressure put on farmers to stop cultivating opium poppy rather than from comprehensive eradication campaigns


ACAPS · 20 March 2024 English

AFGHANISTAN Briefing note15 March 2024 Anticipated impact of delayed and extreme winter precipitation KEY PRIORITIES CRISIS IMPACT OVERVIEW The combination of late and intense rainfall, lower-than-average seasonal snowfall, and higher-than-average …

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