The extent, pattern and trends of drug abuse in india, national survey, ministry of social justice and empowerment, government of india and united nations office on drugs and crime, regional. Drug abuse in india june 26 is celebrated as international day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking every year it is an exercise undertaken by the world community to sensitize the.
India has witnessed a five-time (455%) increase in drug hauls over three years, from 2011 to 2013, according to data released by the government to parliament officials have seized 105,173.
Drug abuse and addiction in india what is drug abuse and addiction drug abuse refers to the habit of regular intake of illegal drugs characterized by mis-use of drugsthere is a thin-line.
India too is caught in this vicious circle of drug abuse, and the numbers of drug addicts are increasing day by day according to a un report, one million heroin addicts are registered in.
India’s youth – on drugs we have an addiction problem in india creating healthy and attractive alternatives to drug abuse can curb the number of first time users the united nations.
Substance abuse in india ahmad nadeem, bano rubeena, agarwal vk, kalakoti piyush abstract abused drugs in india drug use, misuse or abuse is also primarily due to the nature of the. The northern indian state of punjab votes on saturday for a new government but the biggest issue confronting voters is not jobs or corruption, but a drugs epidemic that is sweeping the. Generic drugs in india: more awareness required us ban on indian drugs hits pharmaceutical industry jan aushadhi yojana drug abuse: causes and solutions author samudranil description.
Every day, india sees 10 suicides related to drug abuse– and only one of them is from punjab data tabled in rajya sabha shows that the problem of drug abuse is not limited to the north. Drug abuse and addiction is on the rise throughout india according to recent surveys, india has at least seventy million drug addicts.