вЂњOver 400 drug-addicts have been registered at the Ganja City Narcological Dispenser,вЂќ Sahil Ismayilov, the head physician of the Dispenser, told Trend .
Rafael Husseynov, the deputy head of the Regional Department on Western Region of the Central Department on Drug Enforcement, said if last year there were registered 44 crimes, over the past 6 months of 2005 52 people were detained for drug addiction. Last year the Department revealed 28 facts on drug sale, while this year вЂ" 34 facts.
Besides, the number of young children and girls addicted to drug grows. Last year 10 women addicted to drug from Ganja appealed to the Women Crisis Center based in Baku. Husseynov said that the drug substances are planted and sold in the mountainous regions in Kedebek, Gakh, and Balakan, while the purchase requirement in Ganja is stronger. The drug is brought to Ganja even from many regions for sale.