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National Anti Narcotics Policy

Islamic Republic of Pakistan Ministry of Narcotics Control/Anti Narcotics Force Country Resources Substance Abuse Strategies and Plans Pakistan 31 December 2010 Policy document policy, prevention, substance use

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The Anti-Narcotics Policy of Pakistan aims to re-energize existing national Drug Law Enforcement institutions, build the Anti Narcotics Force capacity, develop an effective coordination and control mechanism, and mobilize the people of Pakistan especially youth and institutions (national/international, private/public) to ensure their active participation in eradicating drugs. This policy also seeks to promote international cooperation for mutual support and partnership against narcotic drugs.

The Objectives are;

*Drug Supply Reduction
-Eliminate poppy cultivation to maintain Pakistan's poppy-free status
-Prevent the trafficking and production of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and
precursor chemicals
-Strengthen law enforcement agencies and streamline their activities

*Drug Demand Reduction
-Enhance demand prevention efforts through education and community mobilization
campaigns and projects
- Develop effective and accessible drug treatment and rehabilitation systems
- Conduct a drug abuse survey to determine the prevalence of drug addiction

*International Cooperation
- Promote and actively participate in bilateral, regional and international efforts to combat
- Emphasize on control of problem at source in poppy growing countries
- Demand reduction in destination countries need to be an important part of international


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