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Afghan drug addiction said to have doubled

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Drug addiction in Afghanistan has doubled in the past four years, according to a UN report.

The country supplies most of the opium sold worldwide.

But increasingly it is Afghans that are turning to drugs to escape the poverty and suffering of 30 years of war.

Ian Pannell reports from Afghanistan.

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