Synthetic Drug Abuse

Synthetic Drug AbuseSynthetic Drug Abuse

A member of the Medical Council warned against the rise in ‘’synthetic’’ drug abuse among the youth. Dr. Ghanizadeh quoted by ISNA said “Iran has one of the highest rates of drug abuse.” He complained of legal lacunae in the war on drugs and said “today’s problem is no longer conventional narcotics like opium, but synthetic drugs like tramadol, methamphetamine and alcohol.”