http://www.latimes.com/la-fg-coca8jun08,1,4767418.story For the first time in a decade, the amount of coca grown in Colombia is falling sharply, largely the result of a U.S.-backed aerial fumigation campaign, the Los Angeles Times says. Repeated spraying by crop dusters plus government programs to encourage farmers to pull up coca plants have reduced Colombia's coca, the source of cocaine, by 38 percent to 252,000 acres in three years, according to a United Nations study. The program . . .
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