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Obama's Afghan War Helps Create Many Opium Addicted Children

"A group of researchers hired by the U.S. Department of State found staggering levels of opium in Afghan children, some as young as 14 months old..."

"Among the factors leading to increased levels of drug use is the
high unemployment rate throughout the country, the social upheaval provoked by this war and those that preceded it, as well as the return of refugees from Iran and Pakistan who became addicts while abroad."

Here is the link to the full article.

Posted by Dave Trippel on July 5, 2010 at 01:17 PM in Addiction, Afghanistan, Opium, United States | Permalink