REPORT ON INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST DRUG ABUSE AND ILLICIT TRAFFICKING

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The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit trafficking is used as a day to stimulate a sense of responsibility among people around the world especially youngsters and teenagers.

A virtual activity was held on 26 June 2021, on the observance of International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit trafficking.  Sneha Aggarwal, student of Class XII was provided an opportunity to deliver a speech on the above mentioned topic.

The speaker enlightened the students by telling that the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, also known as “World Drug Day”.  Every year 26th June is observed as International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.  Events are organized in school, colleges, workplace, public spaces around the world to make people aware of the whole issue and the dangers of drugs and their use.  Drug abuse, however, does not include consumption of drugs, such as cocaine, hallucinogens, cannabis, opiates among others, but also includes prescription medications such as pain killers and sleeping pills. 

The speaker concluded the speech by taking pledge to not to buy drugs without any prescription and help our fellow people to stop drug abuse.