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Punjab drug dependant population around 2.7 lakh

Punjab has 2.7 lakh Opioid-dependant population

Sajan Sharma:  Punjab drug dependant population. Punjab has a huge opioid dependent population of around 2.7 lakh with Opium and Poppy husk being the most common type of Opioids used, with almost one in two users using natural Opioids. Estimated 78,000 drug abusers are Injection Opioid Users.  Approximately one in six persons in Punjab are dependent