Europe’s Real Pot Capital Is In Albania, Not Amsterdam

An outlaw village has built a fortune from the cultivation of pot, equal to half the country’s GDP.

GJIROKASTRA, Albania — The last time police tried to enter the mountainside village of Lazarat near this historic southern city last summer, they prompted a ferocious firefight a local police commissioner describes as “very much like a real war.” Speaking on condition of anonymity for fear of being ostracized, he said he was part of a special

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