Is Punjab The Most Drug – Affected State?
10 % of female and 33% of male students have consumed drugs
30 % of all jail prisoners in the state have been imprisoned for drug-related crimes
1/3rd students are drug addicts
75 % of the youth in Punjab have consumed drugs
7 out of 10 college-going students abuse one or the other drug
10 drug related crimes are conducted in Punjab for every drug-related crime in other states according to the National Crime Records Bureau
17 out of 98 private de-addiction centres are only duly registered
120 pound of heroine intended for smack-addled voters were seized by the Narcotics Control Bureau and Border Security Forces during the last Punjab state assembly elections
65 % of all families in Punjab could be on the verge of drug addiction.
67 % of the state’s rural household has at least one drug addict
15-35 years is the age group to which a majority of the addicts belong
7 Drug-Induced Celebrity Deaths
1 At 36, Marilyn Monroe died in her sleep due to sleeping pills overdose.
2 Jim Morrison died of an accidental heroin overdose.
3 Sylvester Stallone’s son Sage reportedly died of drug consumption.
4 MJ died due to what many believe was an overdose of prescription drugs.
5 Elvis Presley’s heart collapsed after he popped more pills than prescribed by his doctor.
6 Heath Ledger died of an accidental prescription pill overdose.