Lawmakers approve the revised Law on Drug Prevention and Control (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – The 14th National Assembly approved the revised Law
on Drug Prevention and Control during its 11th session on
March 30 with a high number of votes.
Accordingly, 453 out of 456 deputies casting ballots voted
The revised Law on Drug Prevention and Control, comprising
of eight chapters and 55 articles, specifies regulations on drug prevention and
control; management of people using drugs illegally; detoxification; the responsibility
of individuals, families, offices and organisations in drug prevention and
control; State management and international cooperation in this issue.
The law will become effective on January 1, 2022.
Earlier, the control of drug-related legal activities drew
great attention from participating deputies./.