TitleImproved measures for reduction of the illicit demand for narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.
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Urges all Governments to foster the best possible conditions for the healthy development of, and a meaningful life for, all young people and to facilitate their integration into the community, so as to mitigate the social and economic circumstances that encourage abuse of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances; appeals to all Governments to develop and implement a comprehensive national strategy for drug abuse prevention and public awareness; appeals to all Governments to create a national network of counselling and treatment services; requests Governments to take suitable measures to reduce excessive and inappropriate use of medicinal products containing narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.
Adopted at the 13th plenary meeting, 25 May 1988. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the Economic and Social Council at its 1st regular session of 1988, 3-27 May 1988. - E/1988/INF/5. - 27 June 1988. - p. 37-38. - Issued in ESCOR, 1988, Suppl. no. 1.