Drug abuse on the rise in Afghanistan

by Blog Burger on July 13, 2012

Drug addiction is reportedly on the rise in Afghanistan, which remains the largest producer of opium. About three per cent of Afghans abuse narcotics, making the country the world’s top user per capita, according to UN reports. But only a small fraction of addicts have access to proper treatment. Jennifer Glasse reports from Kabul. 53 Source: Al Jazeera Email Print Share Send Feedback Featured on Al Jazeera The heritage curse Is World Heritage designation overwhelming the very sites it is meant to protect? What Killed Arafat? An investigation into the mysterious death of the late Palestinian leader reveals that he may have been poisoned. Why Turkey won’t go to war with Syria Prime…

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