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Punjab to bring in law for action against artistes glorifying drug abuse in songs: Minister

Punjab has been struggling to check the narcotics menace despite a crackdown by authorities against drug traffickers and syndicates that operate along the India-Pakistan international border.

Ahmedabad: Police to join hands with colleges to curb drug abuse

Students who are found selling and consuming drugs in campuses would face disciplinary action including rustication if the college authorities or police catches them.


Ahmedabad: Students sensitised against drug abuse

As per a report compiled by the Election Commission of India (ECI) on May 24, Gujarat ranked the highest when it came to the value of seized drugs, which amounted to Rs 524.35 crore, during the period when the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) was in effect in 2019.

Maintaining oral hygiene helps drug abuse patients improve quality of life, finds study

The study observed that drug abuse patients who consulted dental professionals for major oral health problems stayed in treatment almost two times longer and had recorded 80 per cent increase in chances of completing the drug abuse treatment.

Crime rate against women gone down after BJP came to power, claims Tripura CM Biplab Deb

Speaking at the inaugural event of International Womens’ Day at Rabindra Shatabarshiki Bhawan here today, Chief Minister Deb claimed a majority of violence against women were found to have occurred after use of drugs.

Government prepares national action plan on drug abuse, dumps draft policy

The move comes after the ministry withdrew the draft National Drug Demand Reduction Policy from the Cabinet. It had been pending for more than five-and-half years and was redrafted twice during the period.


Drug abuse, mental illness on rise, J&K plans policy

As per a draft policy document, studies conducted in recent years have shown an “alarming” shift in the pattern of substance use in the state, in terms of the rise in the number of women users, decreasing age at first-use, as well as rising drug-related deaths.

DGP rues Punjab's tiny share in fund raised from auction of drug smugglers’ assets

Before attaching the property of a drug smuggler, the state police have to seek permission from Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) under the Union home ministry. Auction is also conducted as per NCB guidelines.

Drugs abuse among children: SC asks Centre about steps taken to curb menace

Besides directing formulation of the action plan, the bench had directed the government to undertake a nationwide survey to identify the prevalence of drug abuse across the country.

Chandigarh: Two sentenced to ten-year-jail for possessing 3 kg charas

As per the FIR, the duo were held near a check post while they were carrying 3.09 kilogram charas by hiding it below vegetables in a pick-up truck. They were apprehended at the Sector 26/7 dividing road.

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Disney princesses struggle with sexual abuse and drug overdose in this thought-provoking photo series

Photographer Shannon Dermody re​imagine​d​ what the princesses would go through if they were living in today's times.