Cannabis in Mali
In Mali, cannabis was considered an aphrodisiac.
Mali is part of a cannabis resin smuggling route that leads from Morocco to Egypt and Sudan, and onward to Europe. The networks are largely run by Malian Arabs who have community ties to Mauritania and Niger.
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