United Nations (UN) observed 26 June as an international day against Drug abuse & illicit trafficking to raise awareness against drugs.

The Theme of International Day Against Drug Abuse And Illicit Trafficking 2022 is  “Addressing drug challenges in health and humanitarian crises“.

Causes of Drug Abuse among youth :

1. Peer Group Pressure. 2. Depression.

Impact of Drug Abuse In Adult Or Youth Life

It has an adverse impact on youth’s life i.e physical, social, and financial impact. 

Top 5 Countries Regarding Use Of Illegal Drug

1. United State 2. Greenland 3. Mongolia 4. United kingdom 5. Newzealand

11.89 million youths of the 18 to 25 years age group are addicted in some kind of drugs.

According to the world drugs report, about 4,777 Americans of (15 to 24) age group are died due to drug overdose.

About 15% of kids use Marijuana in 8th grade.

The US is on the top in illicit drug activities.

To read about the punishment regarding Drugs & its trafficking click below