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5.2 Demand Reduction:

5.2.1 Drug Abuse Prevention

a) A programme on prevention of narcotic addiction shall be launched as a national for the campaign targeted groups at risk on prevention of drug addiction by bringing about participation of all
sectors in an extensive and comprehensive manner.

b) Gender mainstreaming shall be promoted during the formulation and operation of all kinds of programmes.

c) The curriculum included in the school level for the prevention and control of drugs shall be updated; and the subject of prevention and control of drugs shall also be included in the teachers’ training curriculum.

d) The status of consumption, misuse and addiction of narcotics shall be identified based on the situation of consumption by narcotic users and appropriate technology and method shall be applied. In addition, various awareness programmes shall be operated in order to make the guardians of drugs users sensitive and aware
as to this matter.