Jordan's drug addiction crisis

Major transit country for illegal drugs struggles to tackle traffickers as well as addicts.

    Jordan has long been a major transit point for illegal drugs making their way through the Middle East.

    The country faces the challenging task of tackling not just the narcotics traffickers, but a significant number of addicts as well.

    Al Jazeera's Nisreen El-Shamayleh reports from Amman, Jordan's capital, on efforts to rehabilitate those facing severe addiction problems.  

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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