Well, keep in mind that about 75% of the world’s opium is grown in Afghanistan, where it’s served as the top moneymaker for Al-Qaeda and the Taliban for the past few years — the mullahs would let the processed opiates “slip out” of the country and recieve a large portion of the direct profits.

Assuming that a street demand would call for an increase in supply, and thus more payment from the direct buyers, the purchase of drugs WOULD fund terrorism…

(Of course the Taliban are out of power now, but coca sales from South and Central America are still the main funding source of such terrorist groups as the Sendoro Luminoso (Shining Path) in Peru or the Zapatistas in Mexico. The advertisement might be heavy-handed, but its message is ultimately true…

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