Tagged: Illicit Drugs

NEWS: ASEAN: Joint Initiative To Curb Drug Trade

Governments of the ASEAN political and economic community in South-East Asia have committed to joint efforts for preventing harm caused by illicit drugs in the region. Part of the effort is to establish Asean-Narco, based at the Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) in Thailand. Asean Narcotics Cooperation Centre (Asean-Narco)  will be established to… Read more »

NEWS: Colorado: Marijuana Use High Above Average

A new statewide study funded by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment found that 13.6% of Colorado adults are regular users of marijuana – almost double the rate (7.4%) of the entire country – which is at 7.4%. One in five marijuana users in the state of Colorado also reported driving after using marijuana…

BLOG: Alcohol Dependencies A Global Issue

Alcoholism and alcohol dependencies need more attention and concern especially since alcohol use kills more people than illicit drugs and because alcohol is the socially most harmful drug…