Heroin Current Affairs, GK & News
On April 23, 2020, the Supreme Court of India pronounced that it is the quantity of the banned drug mixture that will decide the punishment of the offender and not the purity. The clarification was given by the apex court under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act. Highlights In order to determine whether the ..
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
On April 23, 2020, Lebanon became the first Arab country to legalize marijuana cultivation. This has been done by the Lebanese Parliament in order to boost the export of marijuana. Highlights The cannabis plant has been farmed illegally in Lebanon in the fertile Bekaa Valley. Today the country has legalized marijuana cultivation for industrial and ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
The United Nations World Drug Report 2019 released by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) makes the following observations: Globally around 35 million people are estimated to suffer from drug use disorders and who require treatment services. But only one in seven people with drug use disorders receiving treatment each year. Effective ..
Topics: Crime • Drug control law • Drug policy • Heroin • International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking • Law by country • Morphine • Politics by country • RTT • Substance abuse • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime • World Drug Report
The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is observed every year on 26th June to raise awareness about the major problem that illicit drugs represent to society. The 2019 theme – Health for Justice, Justice for Health – highlights that justice and health are two sides of the same coin when it comes ..
Topics: Drug policy • Drugs • Heroin • Illegal drug trade • Illicit • Illicit drug use in Australia • International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking • Psychoactive drugs • Substance abuse • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
The latest report released by the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has referred to India as a Key Hub for Illicit Drug Trade. Findings of the UNODC Report India is one of the major hubs of illicit drug trade ranging from age-old cannabis to newer prescription drugs like tramadol, and designer drugs like ..
Topics: Australia • Cannabis • Crypto Currency • East Africa • France • Gulf Countries • Heroin • Illicit Drug Trade • Iran • Pakistan • South Asia • Turkey • United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime • UNODC
The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking observed across the globe. Objective: The day is observed each year to disseminate awareness about the harms and problems that illicit drugs cause to the society. The theme for 2012 – : “Global Action for the Healthy Communities Without Drugs”. To mark the day, various functions ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012
Topics: Drug control law • Drug policy • Euphoriants • Heroin • Illegal drug trade • International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking • Lin Zexu • Opioids • Opium • Prohibition of drugs • Psychoactive drugs • Viceroys in China