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Drug Use Rises in Afghanistan

Sher Mohammad felt like a dead man - one who could not work, or take care of his family, which included his four daughters and two sons. He is hoping his time at a rehabilitation center in Kabul will help him get his life back. He is one of three million drug users in Afghanistan, up from 1.6 million in 2012. The rise followed record high poppy crops in the country for the last two years. The war torn country has long been one of the top opium producers of the world. Ninety percent of...

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