Emerging methamphetamine industry in Afghanistan ‘worrying’, says new EMCDDA study

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EU4MONITORING DRUGS PROJECT: SPECIAL REPORT AFGHANISTAN 23.11.2020  There are signs that a methamphetamine industry is taking hold in Afghanistan, according to a new report published today by the EU drugs agency (EMCDDA). The paper — Emerging evidence of Afghanistan’s role as a producer and supplier of ephedrine and methamphetamine — explores whether the country, renowned for being the world's leading opium producer, has the potential to become a significant producer of methamphetamine.