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Bolivian President Evo Morales promulgates a government bill increasing the legal areas of cultivation of coca, during a ceremony at the Quemado presidential palace in La Paz, on March 8, 2017.
Under the new law, the legal cultivation area for the country's two main coca-growing regions would be extended from 12,000 hectares to 22,000 -- capped at 14,300 hectares for the Los Yungas region and 7,700 hectares in the Chapare region, where Morales used to grow coca. / AFP PHOTO / JORGE BERNAL        (Photo credit should read JORGE BERNAL/AFP/Getty Images)
Bolivian President Evo Morales promulgates a government bill increasing the legal areas of cultivation of coca, during a ceremony at the Quemado presidential palace in La Paz, on March 8, 2017.
Under the new law, the legal cultivation area for the country's two main coca-growing regions would be extended from 12,000 hectares to 22,000 -- capped at 14,300 hectares for the Los Yungas region and 7,700 hectares in the Chapare region, where Morales used to grow coca. / AFP PHOTO / JORGE BERNAL        (Photo credit should read JORGE BERNAL/AFP/Getty Images)

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