Over the past 9 months, 2006, 25 persons have died from taking drug and psychotropic substances without any prescription, the State Committee for Struggle against Drug Addiction and Illegal Drug Traffic and Trade told Trend today.
In the whole, at the reporting period, totally 1.873 facts of drug-related crimes was registered. 635 out of them were connected with drug trade.
462 kg 679 grams of drugs, psychotropic substances , and precursors, including 34 kg 20 grams of heroine, 112 kg 962 grams of opium, 190 kg 609 grams of hashish, 116 kg 497 grams of marihuana, as well as 517 tablets of psychotropic substances, 10.8 grams of acetic anhydride, 0.53 gram of methadone, and 7 kg 880 grams of poppy seeds were seized in the reporting period.
In addition, 376 tons of growing wild and illegally cultivated drug plants were found and exterminated.