Effects of Drug Abuse

Effects of  Drug AbuseEffects of  Drug Abuse

Drug abuse is the primary cause of 80% of sexual assaults, 62% of street brawls, 50% of divorces, 50% of spouse abuse cases, 42% of murders, and 34% of child abuse in the country, said Mohammad Ali Nosrati, secretary of the Coordination Council to Fight Drugs in East Azarbaijan Province. During the first eight months of the current year that started in March, 1,300 kg of illegal drugs were seized in the province, reported. Iran, which shares a 900 km common border with Afghanistan, is often used as the main conduit for smuggling drugs from the neighboring war-ravaged country to markets in Europe and beyond.


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