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Eradicating Drug Menace

Jun 29, 2011 2:03:02 AM - news.lk

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Out of 29,796 people arrested for drugs in Sri Lanka last year, almost all men were over the age of 30 years (60%).  Of these, 9,520 were for use of heroin, 20,259 for cannabis, 12 for hashish and one for cocaine.  The National Dangerous Drugs Control Board said that this amount showed an increase of 50% compared to 2009.