250,000 drug users in Afghanistan

Official figures released by the Ministry of Public Health in Afghanistan state that over 2.5 million people in Afghanistan use illicit drugs, at least 500,000 of whom are ‘addicted’. The capacity of addiction treatment centres in Afghanistan has increased from 2,000 to 40,000 in the past 5 years.

Source: https://tolonews.com/afghanistan/afghanistan-has-over-25m-drug-users-official