Heroin Addiction in Pakistan

in Substance Abuse

According to a report by the Associated Press, there are over 4 million people in Pakistan who are addicted to heroin. All of the heroin is trafficked in to the country from Afghanistan.

In the city of Peshawar, addicts purchase a hit of heroin for $0.20.

(How much does it cost to buy heroin on the black market?)

Source:  Associated Press, “Pakistan school strives to beat the Taliban trap,” Google News, February 27, 2012.

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