Drug addiction is one of the most horrifying evils of any society. It hampers the development of a country in general, and destroys the future of the youth, in particular. They want to run away from their responsibilities and escape from the difficulties and challenges of life. It is fact that the drug addicts lose their mental and physical balance, and of they take much of them, also they push themselves to death. However, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Pakistan has 6.7 millions drug users. More than 4 million of these are addicts, among the highest number for any country in world. On the other, most of the illegal drugs come from the neighbouring Afghanistan and cannabis is the most user drugs. The number of drug users is particularly high in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan which is in the close proximity and neighbourhood of Afghanistan. The concerned authorities are request to take serious steps to stop drugs in Pakistan.
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