Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan produce more than 90% of the world’s opium. As a result, drug addiction has soared in Pakistan. So, how bad is Pakistan’s heroin problem?
Drug Use in Pakistan 2013
“In 2012, a comprehensive national study of drug use was conducted in Pakistan, providing reliable baseline information on the prevalence and patterns of drug use among the population aged 15 to 64.”
How Pakistan succumbed to a hard-drug epidemic
“Almost 30 years after first reporting on Pakistan’s then nascent North West Frontier heroin trade, David Browne returns to find a city – and a country – in the grip of mass drug addiction.”
Drug Abuse Control Master Plan
“Pakistan is one of the transit countries for opiates produced in Afghanistan.”
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