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Prevention of Narcotic Drug problems means empowering children..

It All Starts With Drug-Free Childhood Prevention of Narcotic Drug problems means empowering children and giving them a fair chance of living the lives they dream of
On World Drug Day, IOGT International stands with UNODC and its World Drug Campaign. “World Drug Day is a unique occasion to take a stand – together – against a problem that affects everyone. Illicit drugs threaten the health and welfare of people worldwide,” says Mr. Esbjörn Hörnberg, Executive Director of IOGT International, the largest global non-governmental organization with members promoting a lifestyle free from alcohol and other drugs. Up to 200,000 people die every year due to Narcotic drugs. Narcotic drugs do not just affect the user. They cause tremendous hardship and misery to children, families, communities and societies. Narcotic drugs undermine close relationships, and can ruin education and employment opportunities. Narcotic drug use and trafficking are not only a burden on public health, but also threaten glo…