drug abuse

Coimbatore Police use social media to raise awareness against drug abuse

They introduced two animation characters Tukker Pandi and DJ Rave to detail the cons of using and peddling drugs.

published on : 12th May 2022

Thespian plots play against drug abuse among youth

According to him, the play is an eye-opener for parents. His own experience as a former government health inspector made him pursue the subject of addiction in the play.

published on : 29th March 2022

Duo arrested in Kaloor accident used to give Nitrazepam pills to minor girls

More shocking details are coming out with regard to the arrest of two youth who were nabbed after their car hit two persons at Kaloor resulting in the death of one of them a few days back.

published on : 16th February 2022

In western Mexico, cartel violence leaves 35,000 displaced

Activists demanded that authorities take into account the advice and opinions of Michoacan residents in framing a new strategy.

published on : 26th January 2022

Rising synthetic drug abuse in Kochi a major concern

Synthetic drugs said to be procured from abroad via dark web; excise dept tracing websites and courier routes to find sources

published on : 5th January 2022

Andhra Pradesh: Drive against drug abuse aims to cover 2 lakh students

Drugs not only kill a person in the long run but they also divert the youth to crime.

published on : 7th November 2021

Drug users need counselling, not criminal punishment

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. 

published on : 10th October 2021

How cannabis in Himachal's hills is turning phirangs into locals

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.

published on : 2nd November 2017

Tollywood Movie Artists Association warns stars against drug 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.

published on : 12th July 2017

Udta Punjaban: The other half of Punjab’s drug problem

The distaff side of the state’s ugly truth, the spread of the problem to women, has not been focused upon quite as much.

published on : 2nd November 2016