Heroin Addiction in Iran in 2009

There were an estimated one million drug people addicted to drugs in Iran in 2009, with 930,000 people addicted to heroin and opium.

The Iranian Police Chief also stated that each year an additional 130,000 new people become addicted to drugs in the country.

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Source: “Iran has 130,000 new drug addicts each year-report,” Reuters, November 15, 2009.