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Growing opium poppies in Gippsland

TPI Enterprises’ new Melbourne processing facility which produces a white powder, a narcotic raw material that is exported to the United States and Britain and used in the manufacture of pain relief medications such as morphine and codeine.

Growing opium poppies in Gippsland

A handful of Gippsland farmers are testing the waters, growing opium poppies for the first time.


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