Social Aspects Of Drug Abuse

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SOCIAL CONSEQUENCES OF DRUG ABUSE First of all, what is drug abuse? According to ("Substance Use", 2017) , drug abuse is the continue use of alcohol, illegal drugs or the misuse of prescription or over-the-counter drugs with negative consequences. These consequences may involve: problems at work, school, home or interpersonal relationship and problems with the law. As we all know, abuse of drug and alcohol is a widespread issue that seriously alarming the government around the world. Especially in the half-urban country like India, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Thailand and Pakistan or even non-urban country such as Thailand and China as well. The drugs usually abused are Heroin, Hallusinogens, Inhalents and Amphetamines. Based on the ( ' ' 'Drug abuse in Asia, V Suwanwela, 2017 '), a survey of students at teachers ' colleges in northern Thailand showed that at some time in their lives 30-40 per cent of the male respondents and 3-6 per cent of the female respondents had used cannabis, and that 18-20 per cent of the males and 12-27 per cent of the females had sniffed volatile solvents, the same survey showed that 5-10 per cent of both the males and females had used stimulants and nearly 2 per cent had used heroin. For information also, Myammar and Afghanistan is the most popular countries that produces almost over-half of the world 's illegal opium, one of the drugs which highly addictive narcotic drug acquired in the dried latex form from the opium poppy (Papaver

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