Heroin Production in Afghanistan Must Stop

According to United Nations officials in Pakistan, opium prices in Afghanistan have crashed from $700 per kg to only $300 per kg after the attacks on the World Trade Centre & Pentagon.

With the fall of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan, the opium industry must be wiped out and farmers that grew opium must be made to grow other crops.

The new government in Afghanistan must not follow the Taliban and use opium as a cash crop for foreign currency.

Australia now has an opportunity to permanently reduce the supply of heroin.

According to an article in the New York Times on 26/11/01 farmers in Afghanistan are looking forward to growing poppys for opium. THIS MUST NOT HAPPEN

By having more heroin busts by Australian federal police and reduced heroin supply from Afghanistan, there has been a reduction of heroin related deaths in Victoria. This reduction on heroin supply must now be followed by a reduction in the demand for heroin.

THE DRUG ADVISORY COUNCIL OF AUSTRALIA Inc. CALLS ON ALL AUSTRALIAN MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT TO PRESSURE CANBERRA TO SEE THAT ALL HEROIN PRODUCTION IN AFGHANISTAN CEASES IMMEDIATELY.

PLEASE EMAIL MR. HOWARD TODAY.