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Sunday, April 18, 2010

HOW TO SOLVE THE DRUGS PROBLEM by Muhammad Shahrir bin Shari

a)ENFORSE LAWS - many laws have been enacted to tackle the drug problem. For example, in our country, we have several acts such as the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952, ACT Drug Addicts.(Treatment and Rehabilitation), etc. The following are the types of acts and legal drugs in Malaysia:

1. Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 An Act to make further provisions to better control the importation, exportation, manufacture, sale and use of opium and other substances and certain dangerous drugs. Make special provisions relating to the jurisdiction of the Court of offenses under the subject and trial court.

2. ACT drug addicts. (TREATMENT AND RECOVERY) 1983 - (AMENDMENT) 1998 Legislation intended to provide treatment and rehabilitation to drug addicts. In addition to the advanced treatment process is concerned over mengawasan addicts to ensure they do not repeat their distribution.

3. Dangerous Drugs (SPECIAL PREVENTIVE MEASURES) 1985 An Act to provide for preventive detention of those who have connection with any activities relating to the making or distribution of dangerous drugs.

4. Dangerous Drugs (Forfeiture of Property) 1988 An Act to make provisions regarding offenses relating to the property and the seizure and forfeiture of property related activities that have relations with offenses under the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952.

5. POISON ACT 1952 An act to regulate the importation, possession, production, sale and use of poisons. "Poison" means material designated and listed in the Poisons List and includes any mixture, preparation, or a solution containing natural materials such provision or any materials contained in the Second Schedule to this Act . source: http://www.pemadam.org.my/cda/m_fakta/fkt_akta_main.php b) establishment of associations eradicate / prevent drug - in malaysia, there are many associations that have been established to eradicate and prevent drug. examples:

i- PEMADAM -PEMADAM is short of Persatuan Mencegah Dadah Malaysia (Drug Prevention Association Malaysia). -Was established on March 22, 1976. -It is a voluntary organization established to help them with problems arising from drug use, to provide tutoring to the public about the dangers of drug use and also to get the cooperation of the public in an effort to eradicate drugs. -PEMADAM administered by a body called the Council of the National Anti-Drug PEMADAM and machinery for the smooth management and implementation of programs and activities, bureau - bureau has been established. As a national body that pattern, PEMADAM also moving at the state level, district and unit.

source: http://www.pemadam.org.my/cda/m_home/hit.php

ii- a)ENFORSE LAWS - many laws have been enacted to tackle the drug problem. For example, in our country, we have several acts such as the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952, ACT Drug Addicts.(Treatment and Rehabilitation), etc. The following are the types of acts and legal drugs in Malaysia:

1. Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 An Act to make further provisions to better control the importation, exportation, manufacture, sale and use of opium and other substances and certain dangerous drugs. Make special provisions relating to the jurisdiction of the Court of offenses under the subject and trial court.

2. ACT drug addicts. (TREATMENT AND RECOVERY) 1983 - (AMENDMENT) 1998 Legislation intended to provide treatment and rehabilitation to drug addicts. In addition to the advanced treatment process is concerned over mengawasan addicts to ensure they do not repeat their distribution.

3. Dangerous Drugs (SPECIAL PREVENTIVE MEASURES) 1985 An Act to provide for preventive detention of those who have connection with any activities relating to the making or distribution of dangerous drugs.

4. Dangerous Drugs (Forfeiture of Property) 1988 An Act to make provisions regarding offenses relating to the property and the seizure and forfeiture of property related activities that have relations with offenses under the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952.

5. POISON ACT 1952 An act to regulate the importation, possession, production, sale and use of poisons. "Poison" means material designated and listed in the Poisons List and includes any mixture, preparation, or a solution containing natural materials such provision or any materials contained in the Second Schedule to this Act . source: http://www.pemadam.org.my/cda/m_fakta/fkt_akta_main.php b) establishment of associations eradicate / prevent drug - in malaysia, there are many associations that have been established to eradicate and prevent drug. examples:

i- PEMADAM -PEMADAM is short of Persatuan Mencegah Dadah Malaysia (Drug Prevention Association Malaysia). -Was established on March 22, 1976. -It is a voluntary organization established to help them with problems arising from drug use, to provide tutoring to the public about the dangers of drug use and also to get the cooperation of the public in an effort to eradicate drugs. -PEMADAM administered by a body called the Council of the National Anti-Drug PEMADAM and machinery for the smooth management and implementation of programs and activities, bureau - bureau has been established. As a national body that pattern, PEMADAM also moving at the state level, district and unit.

source: http://www.pemadam.org.my/cda/m_home/hit.php

ii- AADK -AADK is short of Agensi Antidadah Kebangsaan. -was established on February 17, 1996. -role: To ensure that all national efforts to combat the threat of drug running in a planned, consistent and berarah by creating a society free from drugs. - National Drugs Agency tasks are as follows: -- ~Implement prevention programs ~Implement treatment programs and drug rehabilitation Improving information systems and evaluate the effectiveness of national anti-drug ~Increasing kerjsama regional and international efforts to fight drug menace ~Provide secretariat services to the National Drug Council ~National Drug Agency also established at the State and District. Director ADK State is responsible to the Chief Officer and the Director ADK ADK ADK Regional Director responsible to the State.

source: http://www.adk.gov.my/index.php

iii- PENDAMAI - PENDAMAI or also known as ALUMNI is an association of ex-ex-drug addicts that have been established in September 2002 the launch was officiated by the Honorable Dato 'Noh Omar, Deputy Internal Security Minister at the Dataran Shah Alam which was attended by the Director-General National Anti agencies, Andika with all officers and employees and more than 3000 members attended the Peace. In a short time, PENDAMAI has been accepted as a body of NGOs that could contribute to the drug problem in this country. PENDAMAI now has been established in all states and is now in the process to establish a Support Group Helps to level areas (with the support and cooperation Andika).

source: http://www.pendamai.org.my/main.php

5 comments:

rosmaida said...

The very best article

rosmaida said...

giving input to prevent the user from being drawn into drugs.

rosmaida said...

although many agencies to eradicate drugs, but we must also take seriously.

2M2F GROUP said...

that's right rosmaida~

Sharel Arel Paradise said...

i also agree with rosmaida..if not take seriously the problem will continue forever ..