Action month of drug prevention and control in 2020 launched

Thursday 28/05/2020 15:27

VGP – The Prime Minister has required ministries, agencies and localities to direct the implementation of the action month of drug prevention and control in 2020 from June 1-30. 

With the theme “Upholding the spirit of COVID-19 pandemic fight, action for free-drug community”, the event has responded to the action month of drug prevention and control (in June) and the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (June 26). 

Accordingly, the Ministry of Public Security has launched the peak period for fighting against drug crimes, guided functional agencies to investigate and suppress large drug trafficking cases and black drug sites. 

Ministries, agencies, press agencies and communications agencies must organize communications programs on drug prevention and control effectively and practically.  

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism coordinates with other relevant agencies to integrate contents related to drug prevention and control into culture, sports and tourism activities. 

The Ministry of Education and Training enhances activities on combating drug as well as consequences of drug for students. 

The Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs joins hands with the Supreme People’s Court to urgently complete and sign the working coordination program between the National Committee on AIDS, drug and prostitution prevention and control with the Supreme People’s Court. 

The Ministry of Defense guides its functional agencies to cooperate with the public security force to deal with cross-border drug crimes and encourage people living at border areas to not involve in transporting, trafficking and using drug. 

The Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Ministry of Health and Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development closely control narcotic substances, pre-substances, addictive medicines, psychotropic medicines and pre-substances in exports-imports and production activities. 

By Thuy Dung 



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