Drugs Users Number Increases Up to 40.000
Albanian Daily News
Published September 25, 2017
More than 40.000 drugs users are registered in Albania. The alarming figure was unveiled by Genci Mucollari, the director of an organization which treats the drugs users.
According to him, around 550 people heroin addicts knock on his organization door asking for help. Most of them are Tirana residents, about 200 users. The remaining users, about 350 people, are in other cities.
"More than 40.000 people are drug users in Albania. The most consumed drug is cannabis sativa, due to the cheapest price. Then comes heroin while an increase of the users of cocaine was recently registered," declared Mucollari.
According to him, the increase is related to the prices which in Albania are cheaper than other countries.