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Drugs misuse in Malaysia: past and present

Kamarudin, Abdul Rani (2007) Drugs misuse in Malaysia: past and present. In: The 4th ASLI Conference, 24-25 May 2007, Depok, Indonesia.

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Abstract

This paper gives a historical insight, how drugs first came to be commercially introduced into South East Asia including Malaysia, and the early measures taken to control and regulate their use. It also explains the origin of their use in Malaysia to a stage when it became cancerous to the country requiring the government to take drastic measures to combat them. Accordingly, this paper primarily discusses the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 which is foremost statute on dangerous drugs laws of Malaysia, and the Malaysian government's stance or policy over the misuse of narcotic drugs.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 1590/8117
Uncontrolled Keywords: drugs, narcotic drugs, dangerous drug laws, South East Asia, Malaysia
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
K Law > KPG Malaysia
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws > Department of Legal Practice
Depositing User: Assoc. Prof Dr. Abdul Rani Kamarudin
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2011 22:40
Last Modified: 13 Dec 2011 22:40
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/8117

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