Drug Addiction: The Afghanistan’s Never Ending Affliction

Heroin addiction is increasing with alarming speed across Afghanistan, according to the Washington Post.

 Earlier, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) has released a report today that United States has spent approximately $7.6 billion on counternarcotics efforts in Afghanistan. Poppy-growing provinces that were once declared ‘poppy free’ have seen a resurgence in cultivation.
Affordable deep-well technology has turned 200,000 hectares of desert in southwestern Afghanistan into arable land over the past decade.
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