Zambia's battle against drug addiction

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The abuse of illegal drugs such as marijuana and heroin is growing in Zambia. The costs of buying drugs is relatively cheap, with sachets of heroin fetching little more than $20 (£12).

Hospitals are seeing more patients for drug abuse. The country's drug enforcement commission says in the last two years more than 500 addicts have gone through a rehabilitation program.

BBC Africa's Mutuna Chanda sent this report from Lusaka to the Focus on Africa TV programme.

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