SWITZERLAND: Young Girls' Drug

A Swiss who can make statistics shout is Attorney-General Bugammen.' His last week's shout:

Pounds, of heroin annually manufactured in Switzerland. 6,620

Pounds of heroin annually needed for legitimate prescription in Switzerland 18

Surplus for export 6,602

"We suspect," said Herr Bugammen darkly, "that some of the heroin listed as 'exports' is being peddled in Switzerland. We are going to stop that. We have just arrested 22 suspects in Zurich. Some of them, I regret to say, are young girls."

Factory price of heroin per pound $100

Reputed peddler price per gram 72¢


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