United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Executive Director Yury Fedotov has said Iran ranks first in the world in illicit drug seizures, Mehr news agency reported.
Iran seizes 80 percent of the opium and 40 percent of the heroin and morphine seized in the world, Fedotov told Iranian Interior Minister Mostafa Mohammad Najjar during a meeting in Tehran on Monday.
“Iran is our important partner in the war on drugs,” he said, adding, it is a “good and reliable” partner for the international community as well.
Wow. I thought we seized a lot. But apparently, Iran seizes even more? With all that seizing, where does that leave us?
Apparently, UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov missed out on an important economic lesson that those of us who enjoyed Doritos in the early 90’s learned very well.
It just doesn’t matter how much you seize. They can always make more. And it just makes it that much more valuable.