White House Releases New Estimate of Mexican Opium Production

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released a new estimate for Mexican opium production in 2018. According to ONDCP:
The annual United States Government estimate of “Mexican Poppy Cultivation and Heroin Production” found poppy cultivation in Mexico decreased by 5 percent, from 44,100 hectares in 2017 to 41,800 hectares in 2018." data-share-imageurl="">

The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy on June 14, 2019, released a new estimate for Mexican opium production in 2018. According to ONDCP:

The annual United States Government estimate of “Mexican Poppy Cultivation and Heroin Production” found poppy cultivation in Mexico decreased by 5 percent, from 44,100 hectares in 2017 to 41,800 hectares in 2018. Similarly, potential pure production decreased by 4 percent, from 111 metric tons in 2017 to 106 metric tons in 2018. Potential heroin production remained above 100 metric tons for the second consecutive year.

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released a new estimate for Mexican opium production in 2018. According to ONDCP:
The annual United States Government estimate of “Mexican Poppy Cultivation and Heroin Production” found poppy cultivation in Mexico decreased by 5 percent, from 44,100 hectares in 2017 to 41,800 hectares in 2018." data-share-imageurl="">