Dubai Police reveal most common teen drugs

Medical pills, which give the same high like traditional drugs, topped the list of most common drugs that are being consumed, not only in the region, but worldwide, according to top Dubai Police officials.

Major- General Khalil Ebrahim Al Mansouri, Assistant to the Dubai Police Chief for Criminal Investigation Affairs, said they have launched a campaign in schools to spread awareness among students about the dangers of being addicted on medicines, which gives the same high like traditional drugs.

?We are aiming to cut down the consumption of such drugs by 10 per cent by the end of the campaign, and hopefully, we will achieve this.?Maj.-Gen. Al Mansouri added: ?Consuming medicines to get a high like using drugs has been wrongly practised since many years. Today, teenagers mix different medicines to get the same high like the tradition drugs. This is dangerous as it can not only lead to addiction to these medicines, but can also lead to these teenagers seeking traditional drugs.?