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Souvid Datta: Documenting Drug Addiction in Kabul (http://time.com/3611582/documenting-drug-addiction-in-kabul/) | by Jordi Bernabeu
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Souvid Datta: Documenting Drug Addiction in Kabul (http://time.com/3611582/documenting-drug-addiction-in-kabul/)

An addict below the Pul-e Sukhta bridge in Western Kabul reveals his instruments for smoking opium resin and heroin. At least 1.5 million Afghans are addicted to drugs, a figure which has risen but 60% since 2006. A recent UNODC reports blames the drug addiction problem on three things: decades of war-related trauma, unlimited availability of cheap narcotics, and limited access to treatment.

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Taken on July 26, 2014