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Albania destroys marijuana fields to clean up its image

Small mountainous Albania was for decades Europe's most isolated country, but now 26 years after toppling communism it has emerged with the unwanted distinction of being the continent's top marijuana producer. In the north-central mountains of Kruja, Ilir is one of Albania's many poor farmers who have turned to growing the illegal crop. "I am not committing a crime, it's desperation that has led me to grow cannabis," he says.
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