Since the war started in Afghanistan, the drug use in the country raised dramatically. One million Afghans with the age between 15 and 64 are drug addicts, meaning that 8% of the population is addicted to drugs.
According to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Afghanistan is the world’s largest producer of heroin, opium and hashish. Cannabis is also cultivated on large scale due to the low cost required for crops. (more…)