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Counter Narcotics Drug Law

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Country Resources Substance Abuse Legislation Afghanistan 17 December 2005 Legislation/regulation community, drugs legislation, prevention

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Article 1:
This Law is enacted pursuant to Article 7 of the Constitution of Afghanistan in order to
prevent the cultivation of opium poppy, cannabis plants, and coca bush, and the
trafficking of narcotic drugs, and to control psychotropic substances, chemical
precursors, and equipment used in manufacturing, producing, or processing of narcotic
drugs and psychotropic substances


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