Home > Publications > Poppy-Cultivation, Development and Anti-Narcotics Policy in Pakistan:A Note from the Editor-in-Chief

Poppy-Cultivation, Development and Anti-Narcotics Policy in Pakistan:A Note from the Editor-in-Chief

Fasihuddin (PSP)

On the International Drugs Day this year, 26 June, again we had the same
rhetoric and hyperbolic statements that, ‘government is committed to fight against
the menace of drugs’ (Minister for Narcotics Control). The usual messages of the
President and Prime Minister consisted of a call for international community
support, a holistic approach to sensitize and save our youth, a praise for the newly
announced Drugs Control Master Plan 2010-2014