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Opium harvest in a village of the Chittorgarh area of Rajasthan. The opium production is legal and tighly controlled by the Indian Government for medicinal and pharmaceutical use . It's long been a tradition in some parts of Rajasthan to cultivate opium and offer it to guests as a welcome greeting. Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, India - March 2005 (Photo by Jean-Marc Giboux)