[Live Law] Judicial Intervention To Limit Drug Abuse & Trafficking

[Live Law] Judicial Intervention To Limit Drug Abuse & Trafficking

Live Law published my article about Kolkata High Court judges’ excellent initiative to build bridges with school children of Darjeeling District on drug abuse and human trafficking.

Here’s the preview:

Justice Aniruddha Bose, Executive Chairman of the WBSLSA and Justice Joymalya Bagchi, Judge In-Charge of Darjeeling district, spoke of de-stigmatising the victims of trafficking and/or drug addiction. They encouraged the students to speak about a drug problem which either they have or someone they know have. The teachers and parents were also advised to be patient and support a person having an addiction problem, through the process of de-addiction and recovery. Justice Bagchi, further added addiction is a disease, if a person becomes addicted then instead of stigmatizing the disease s/he should be sent for treatment. Just like one does in case of any other disease’.

Read the full article here.