Will drug addicts in Malaysia increase to 500, 000 in 2015?
International drug syndicates are big and the money involved is billions. With big money, corruption occurs and drug trafficking continues.
According to United Nations office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Malaysia has 350, 000 drug addicts. This may go up to 500, 000 by 2015.
Meanwhile, illegal poppy cultivation in Afghanistan is over 200, 000 hectares and opium harvest increases by 36 per cent.