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.
Recent incident of a Malappuram girl getting addicted to drugs and abused by several people once again exposes the dangers of children spending too much time on social media.
The High Court on Wednesday directed the State Police Chief to introduce a special scheme to ensure the premises of educational institutions and universities are drug-free.
In their joint action plan, NCPCR and NCB that every police station should have a list of CCTVs installed in surrounding areas of the schools in their jurisdiction.
Centers for Disease Control data points out those pregnant mothers who smoke marijuana could bear underweight or premature babies.
The Commissioner’s Task Force officials have so far sent over 200 youngsters who were found consuming ganja to the deaddiction centres in the city.
The AAP leader underlined the need for regular coordination of all stakeholders for a meaningful contribution to make a difference at ground level.
During patrol duty, the BSF troops recovered two plastic bottles carrying the drug.
The study also says that alcohol is the most commonly used psychoactive substance followed by cannabis, ophoids (heroin, opium) and inhalers.
The operation was part of the ongoing action against the drug smuggling activities in the state.
The main opiate trafficking in India and countries in Central Asia/Transcaucasia flows from Afghanistan, the Islamic Republic of Iran and Pakistan.
The city has been rocked by a contraband drugs trade which has players from across the spectrum of society.
According to CCB officials, the man has been identified as Ravi, and the procedure to take his custody for further investigation is being undertaken.