Drugs not only kill a person in the long run but they also divert the youth to crime.
The criminalisation of drug use is supposed to protect the user from the harmful effects of drugs, but such an act can only harm the user.
The woman, a teacher, was slapped and kicked repeatedly and also forced to lick his feet
Webinars for 4,000 balasabhas will be held on July 10 and 11.
Schools must teach the perils of drug use to arrest the increasing trend of substance abuse by youngtsers, Governor Arif Mohammed Khan said here on the International Day Against Drug Abuse.
During the special drive, virtual awareness campaigns were organised for students regarding the ill effects of drugs.
PM Modi called for realising the vision of a drugs-free India, noting that they bring darkness, destruction and devastation.
According to the latest global estimates, about 5.5 per cent of the population aged between 15 and 64 years have used drugs at least once in the past year.
In Chennai alone, 45 people were nabbed trying to sneak in with alcohol and sell them at exorbitant price
The police department conducted an awareness session on women’s safety and drug abuse at the Vignan University here on Monday.
The Comprehensive Action Against Drug Abuse Act (CADA) also covers treatment and prevention aspects for alcohol and tobacco abuse disorders.
Drug treatment programs were earlier run through general nature rules made under the NDPS Act but this act provides a specific structure and a monitoring system.
The snow-capped mountains and gushing brooks of Himachal seem straight out of a Tennyson poem but there’s a stark side to this seeming serenity: ever-increasing drug cultivation and abuse.
Twelve persons including foreign nationals have been arrested by the Telangana State Prohibition and Excise Department's state task force in the last 10 days for procurement and supply of drugs.
The distaff side of the state’s ugly truth, the spread of the problem to women, has not been focused upon quite as much.