TitleUse of children in the illicit traffic in narcotic drugs and rehabilitation of drug-addicted minors : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Strongly condemns drug trafficking in all its forms, particularly those criminal activities which involve children in the use, production and illicit sale of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances; urges all States to join together in order to establish national and international programmes to protect children from the illicit consumption of drugs and psychotropic substances and from involvement in illicit production and trafficking; invites the Governments of those Member States which are most affected by drug use among their child population to adopt urgent additional measures, as part of their national strategies, to prevent, reduce and eliminate drug use by children; calls upon all States to promote the adoption, by their competent legislative organs, of measures providing for suitably severe punishment of drug-trafficking crimes that involve children; urges all Governments, competent international organizations and non-governmental organizations to give high priority to the dissemination of information with regard to the serious effects of the illicit use of drugs among children.
Adopted at the 75th plenary meeting, 8 Dec. 1988. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 43rd session, Volume 1, 20 September-22 December 1988. - A/43/49. - 1989. - p. 198. - (GAOR, 43rd sess., Suppl. no. 49).