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Mizoram to enact law to prevent drug abuse

Mizoram govt decided to enact a law to combat rampant drug abuse along with intensifying execution of the existing anit-drug acts in the state.

Updated: Oct 07, 2011, 18:26 PM IST

Aizawl: Mizoram government on Friday decided
to enact a law to combat the rampant drug abuse along with
intensifying execution of the existing anit-drug acts in the
state.

The decision was taken in the consultation meeting on
control of drugs which was presided by the Chief Minister Lal
Thanhawla, an official release said.

It was suggested in the meeting that the Narcotic Drugs
and Psychotropic Substances Act and the Assam Drug Control Act
(adopted by Mizoram) should be enforced with state amendments
to suit the prevailing problem and the draft Mizoram Drug
Control Bill be made more stringent.

PTI