Supporters claim the powerfully hallucinogenic tree-bark derivative can break the cycle of addiction and eliminate withdrawal.
The most militarised zone on earth is luring its youth into a tight grip of addiction.
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Perceived lack of treatment stigmatizes meth abuse, particularly among LGBTQ people; while the medications aren't a cure-all, they present a step forward.
Researchers examined MRI scans of phone addicts and found that their mobile habits physically changed the shape and size of the brain.
It also found that addicts spend up to Rs 2,000 on daily drug usage and pinpoints peer pressure, easy availability and unemployment as the main reasons behind the rampant addiction.
Experts estimate that over half of the country's young people are addicted to drugs, with many hooked on the cough syrup BronCleer.
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