Darra, Pakistan 1988- This drug vendor was so stoned we probably could have stuck pins in him. He was docile enough to be persuaded into posing with the means and merchandise of his trade. Vital elements of the Pakistani economy, the whole trade hid just underneath the civil war in Afghanistan. Then again, there is something to be said about the demand for the products they supply. A country whose greatest natural resource is swarms of flies ought not be judged too harshly for supplying a demand that pays large sums of money in hard currency.


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