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'Withdrawal symptoms': Afghan farmers lament Taliban poppy ban


In a secluded compound in south Afghanistan men hack down an opium poppy crop, enforcing a Taliban government order to wean the nation off the narcotic plant. Last April, Taliban Supreme Leader Hibatullah Akhundzada declared poppy cultivation "strictly prohibited".

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