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Ley Orgánica de Prevención Integral del Fenómeno Socioeconómico de las Drogas y Control del Uso de Sustancias Catalogadas Sujetas a Fiscalización (Constitutional law of Integral Prevention of the Socioeconomic Phenomenon of Drugs and Control of the Use of Substances Subject to Inspection)

Consejo Nacional para el Control de Drogas Estupefacientes y Sustancias Psicotrópicas, CONSEP. Country Resources Substance Abuse Legislation Ecuador 1 October 2015 Legislation/regulation drugs legislation, substance use

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Ley Orgánica de Prevención Integral de Drogas plantea, entre otras cosas, desarrollar planes para evitar el consumo de drogas en niños, adolescentes, mujeres embarazadas y jóvenes. Además, en el cuerpo legal se pide trabajar en la prevención desde el ámbito educativo.
La Ley tiene como propósito prevenir de manera integral el fenómeno socio económico de las drogas, el control y regulación de sustancias catalogadas sujetas a fiscalización y medicamentos que las contengan, así como el establecimiento de un marco jurídico e institucional suficiente y eficaz.En este marco, la normativa es de orden público, de vigencia y observancia en todo el territorio nacional y será aplicable a la relación de las personas con el fenómeno socio económico de las drogas, a las actividades de producción, importación, exportación, comercialización, almacenamiento, distribución, transporte, prestación de servicios industriales, reciclaje, reutilización y al uso de sustancias catalogadas sujetas a fiscalización y de los medicamentos que las contengan.

The Constitutional law of Integral Prevention of the Socioeconomic Phenomenon of Drugs and Control of the Use of Substances Subject to Inspection proposes among other things, the development of plans to prevent drug use in children, adolescents, pregnant women and young people. Furthermore, the legal body is asked to work on prevention from the educational realm.
The law aims to comprehensively prevent the socio-economic phenomenon of drugs, the control and regulation of listed subject to control and medicines containing such substances, and the establishment of an effective legal and institutional framework.
In this context, the legislation is of public order, and observance throughout the national territory and will apply to the relationship of people with drug socioeconomic phenomenon, the activities of production, import, export, marketing, storage, distribution, transport, industrial services, recycling, reuse and the use of designated subject to control and medicines containing such substances

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