Unrest on Israel’s Borders Causes Spike in Cocaine, Heroin Prices
In Israel, a kilogram of pure cocaine is now valued at 800,000 NIS, the highest it has ever been, according to Israel’s Channel 2 News, and in some markets it is possible to find drug merchants selling the illegal substance at nearly 1 million NIS per kilo. Only six months ago the black market price was just half a million shekels.
The price of heroin per kilo began at 200,000 NIS and has now gone up to half a million.
... Police have expressed concern that the shortage and increase in prices of heroin and cocaine may lead to a rise in crime.