Drug abuse on the rise in Afghanistan


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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Holding calls for ‘big money’, loyalty balance – Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica Gleaner Holding calls for 'big money', loyalty balanceJamaica GleanerWEST INDIES fast-bowling legend Michael Holding says the team's current crop of players need to balance the need to make money with the call of representing the region. "People from islands that never produced at Test cricket still say 'we' when […]