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Palestinian police chief: Israel is behind increase in drug use

‎“Qalqilya District Police Chief Husam ‎ Awwad emphasized that the rate of ‎drug use in Qalqilya since the beginning ‎of the year has been high…‎
The Qalqilya District Police Chief accused ‎the occupation of facilitating the ‎infiltration of this affliction into the district, ‎and said that the reason for the increase ‎and spread of drug use this year, ‎compared to previous years, was the ‎occupation’s facilitation of the entrance of ‎this affliction, in addition to the rise in the ‎unemployment rate, the deteriorating ‎economic situation and the lack of ‎entertainment venues.”‎