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Albania Could Be Haven For Cannabis Smoking Backpackers On A Really Low Budget

by | 16th, June 2014

ALBANIA is not on the backpackers trail. But it soon will be. Maybe.

Last week, Albanian special forces raided the marijuana-growing village of Lazarat, south of the capital Tirana.

Gangs based in Lazarat are believed to produce about 900 metric tons of cannabis a year, worth about 4.5 billion euros ($6.1 billion) – roughly half the small Balkan country’s GDP.

So. What do the police do with such a valuable cash crop in

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