Chalerm presenting new approach on tackling drug abuse

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BANGKOK, 15 June 2012 (NNT)-Deputy Prime Minister Police Captain Chalerm Yubumrung has chaired the opening ceremony of a drug eradication campaign, also known as ‘the 315 drug eradication strategy’ to combat drug abuse in Bangkok and its vicinity.

According to the Deputy Prime Minister, who is also overseeing narcotic suppression, the campaign is a new approach that combines collaborations from all relevant sectors to help tackle the use of illegal drugs.

Police Captain Chalerm has claimed that the narcotic abuse has increased so far by 35% across the country. It is important to introduce the new policy on combating narcotics to those involved so they would strive for the same goals, which focus on enforcing the law, reducing risk factors, and establishing collective efforts to prevent further drug abuse.

Read more: NNT


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