Drug use in Iran ‘more than doubled’ in last 6yrs, 3.5% of population now regular users


‘The number of drug users in Iran has more than doubled in the last six years, according to a survey carried out by the nation’s Drug Control Organization (DCHQ).

The survey found that 2.8 million citizens – roughly 3.5 percent of the population – are consuming drugs regularly, with opium accounting for 67 percent of consumption, marijuana 12 percent and methamphetamine approximately 8 percent.’




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