Drug abuse

Experts concerned over widespread drug use in educational institutions

Across educational institutions nationwide, there’s been a recent upsurge in the illicit use of drugs and tobacco, impacting students, administrative staff, and even faculty members. This concerning trend is fueled by societal lawlessness, facilitating easy access to illicit substances, alongside factors like escalating poverty and limited job opportunities. These concerns took center stage at a national conference titled ‘Substance Use…

Tackling Drug Abuse in Educational Settings

PESHAWAR: Retired Justice Syed Arshad Hussain Shah, the interim Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, expressed deep concern on 22 Dec 2023 regarding the escalating use of drugs among students in educational institutions, highlighting the destructive impact on the youth. During a review meeting on the progress of the Khushhal Khyber…

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