MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Marking World Anti-Narcotics Day, participants of a gathering in the capital of northern Balkh province on Saturday raised their concerns about increasing poppy cultivation, drug smuggling and use in the country.
KABUL/ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Police have detained two smugglers and recovered 550 kilograms of narcotics during a cleanup operation in the Khashruad district of southwestern Nimroz province, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said in a statement on Tuesday.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Counternarcotics Minister Din Mohammad Mubariz Rashidi on Sunday launched a new policy on regional and international cooperation to control drug trafficking and production in Afghanistan.
It is no surprise that tens of thousands of children are exposed to drug use in their homes. But what is worrying is that the use of a glue used by shoemakers and petrol by children is rising alarmingly in Kabul. The Independent Media Consortium (IMC) investigates.*