Public health historian Gerald Markowitz reminds us that the problem of lead poisoning is anything but new.
The measure includes censorship, control of links with foreign media and creates special courts to deal with media crimes.
Journalists fear it could spell the end to any kind of media freedom in Afghanistan.
The BBC’s David Loyn reports from Kabul.
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