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15,000 drug cases recorded since start of 2022 — TJADS head

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AMMAN — Since the beginning of 2022, 15,000 drug cases have been recorded in Jordan, including 4,300 drug trafficking cases, said the Jordan Anti-Drugs Society (TJADS) President Mousa Altarifi on Tuesday.


The Kingdom’s geographical location makes it a drug corridor, he said, noting that 95 percent of seizures happen when drugs are in transit to neighboring countries, Al-Mamlaka TV reported.


Within Jordan, youth are the most targeted group for drugs, Altarifi noted, pointing to the need for a comprehensive study to accurately assess the scale of the local drug problem.



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