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Poppies or poverty

Afghanistan remains the world's top grower of opium poppies for the global narcotics trade. That's despite years of domestic and international efforts to stop production. Growing the crop is technically illegal in the country, but many Afghans say they're faced with a choice of poppies or poverty.

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