drug abuse

Complaint boxes to fight drug menace in Andhra Pradesh varsities

The police department conducted an awareness session on women’s safety and drug abuse at the Vignan University here on Monday. 

published on : 6th April 2021

Punjab looks to bring holistic act on drug abuse

The Comprehensive Action Against Drug Abuse Act (CADA) also covers treatment and prevention aspects for alcohol and tobacco abuse disorders. 

published on : 1st April 2021

In a first, Punjab govt to bring in 'Comprehensive Action Against Drug Abuse Act'

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.

published on : 31st March 2021

What’s going online? Parents must watch

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. 

published on : 25th February 2021

Can’t block supply. Free campuses of drugs: Kerala HC tells Police chief

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.

published on : 11th February 2021

Check CCTVs around schools to check drug abuse by kids: NCPCR, NCB to police

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.

published on : 9th February 2021

As Bollywood finds itself in a drug mess, how harmful is marijuana? Let's find out

Centers for Disease Control data points out those pregnant mothers who smoke marijuana could bear underweight or premature babies.

published on : 29th November 2020

Colleges put on alert to check drug abuse among students in Vijayawada

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. 

published on : 22nd November 2020

Delhi minister Rajendra Pal Gautam launches campaign against drug abuse

The AAP leader underlined the need for regular coordination of all stakeholders for a meaningful contribution to make a difference at ground level.

published on : 18th October 2020

BSF recovers 1 kg heroin in Amritsar along international border

During patrol duty, the BSF troops recovered two plastic bottles carrying the drug.

published on : 5th October 2020

India's drug trap: Use of psychoactive substances, especially among youth, on rise

The study also says that alcohol is the most commonly used psychoactive substance followed by cannabis, ophoids (heroin, opium) and inhalers. 

published on : 2nd October 2020

Heroin worth Rs 25 crore seized in Assam, one held

The operation was part of the ongoing action against the drug smuggling activities in the state.

published on : 28th September 2020

Opioid use in India up five times since 2004

The main opiate trafficking in India and countries in Central Asia/Transcaucasia flows from Afghanistan, the Islamic Republic of Iran and Pakistan.

published on : 23rd September 2020

‘Managers’ of rave parties now under police scanner

The city has been rocked by a contraband drugs trade which has players from across the spectrum of society.

published on : 5th September 2020

CCB arrests man in Kannada film industry drugs peddling case

According to CCB officials, the man has been identified as Ravi, and the procedure to take his custody for further investigation is being undertaken.

published on : 3rd September 2020
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