Drug consumption in India has become one of the Huge concerns of our country right now since it is affecting the youth and the children of our country.
Report on Drug Abuse and Addiction
- A report submitted by the National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre (NDDTC) of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in February 2019, it was found that about 14.6 percent of the people (approx. 16 crore people)
- Ages:- between 10 and 75 are alcohol users and about 2.8 percent (approx. 3.1 crore people) use cannabis products.
- Report Submitted by The First Post, there are about 8.5 lakh people who inject drugs, nationally.
- States that have a high prevalence of drug addiction and abuse:- Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Mizoram, Manipur, and Uttar Pradesh.