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    Afghan youths hit by heroin - 07 Sep 07

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    Al Jazeera English

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    While Afghanistan is blamed for the vast majority of heroin that's trafficked around the world, the level of addiction at home is a growing problem. Official figures show more than 900,000 Afghans are hooked on heroin, and nearly a quarter of those addicts are women and children. Alan Fisher reports from Kabul on a new clinic dedicating its efforts to helping women and girls get clean.