Menace of Drugs - Inputs on Solutions

Dear Friends,

Below are the key Issues and Root Causes as listed by you on the menace of Drugs in India.

Kindly review them and if anything is missing add it as a comment to this post. Otherwise, please help identify specific implementable solutions to the issues and root causes.

We will then put together a whitepaper and share with the PMO and other associated ministries for action.

I look forward to your participation!
Rajendra Pratap Gupta

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Drug Menace – Issues and Root Causes

1. People are increasingly starting to use drugs
2. People as young as school kids are falling prey to this addiction
3. A lot of children start using drugs under peer pressure
4. People frustrated due to non-availability of jobs and other social drawbacks get easily drawn towards drugs
5. Organised gangs operating the business in towns and villages
6. Drug peddlers make good money out of it so they try to sell more
7. Some drugs are easily available on the streets including places like Paan shops
8. People blindly ape the west
9. Using drugs is glamourized by the movie industry
10. Drugs are easily smuggled from the neighbouring countries
11. Caught drug peddlers bribe the police and get let off
12. The counselling system in schools and colleges is weak
13. There has always been a nexus between drug mafia and government officials
14. Poor intelligence in tracking the network of drug suppliers
15. Illegal opium farming within country
16. Lack of awareness within society regarding ill effects of using drugs
17. Taking drugs is a status symbol among the ultra-rich more  

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Basically, the list of items under the banner of drugs MUST be known to the children, so that they can stay away from it. Sometimes, Paan masalas, alchohols, brown sugar are treated as NOT drugs, but just an addictive material. Social media and mass media should consistently intervene in the society, to find out if drugs are been used in the neighborhood. Most of the times, the local paan wallah allows most of the smokers to smoke around his shop, encouraging smoking, which is not less hazardous. more  
Drugs cannot have a foothold unless there is a patronage of Police and Politicians. Punjab is a classical example. Even Ponty Chaddha had a police protection. Can anyone look into this. more  
Punjab is a route for entry.

Politicians in Punjab are the biggest beneficiaries of this dealing.

Deal with them and break this nexus. more  
Every college can have a cell consisting of Hostel warden, lecturers, Senior Administrator, and local police nominee. Regular meetings with parents, hostel students, class monitors will go a long way. more  
It is heard that near every college areas drugs are available.So need to keep watch in areas around colleges. more  
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