Lerner, Ivan
October 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;10/1/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 12, p8
Trade Publication
The article focuses on facts stated by the United Nations. According to the World Health Organization 6.8 million people suffering from AIDS and cancer are devoid of proper treatment. As expressed by the United Nations International Narcotics Control Board 79% of the global resources of morphine are consumed by six developed nations whereas, the poor and middle income nations consumes only 6% of the resources. It is also informed that Afghanistan supplies about 93% of the world's opium.


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