The major consequence of this has been a significant increase in domestic consumption of heroin in
Widespread drug abuse may be indicated by the fact that almost five percent of the adult population is using drugs in
Although almost all South Asian countries have enacted strict laws for fighting drug trafficking and drug use, these measures have produced very disappointing results.
One problem is that corruption has also touched the fight against drug abuse in
globalization of the drug abuse problem in the last two decades, the situation has gone from bad to worse, so much so that the United Nations Commission on narcotic drugs no longer discusses individual situations. It has argued that the solution does not lie in the hands of individual countries. It has to be worked out through mutual efforts by South Asian countries