June 26: International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking observed
June 26 was observed as International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. The theme for this year is “A message of hope: Drug use disorders are preventable and treatable”.
It was on this day the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) launched campaigns to spread awareness about the global drug problem. The day reminds the goals agreed to by Member States to create an international society free of drug abuse.