The author has described each and every aspect of drug abuse and drug trafficking, the worldwide burning problem of the modern times. Drug abuse and drug trafficking have assumed serious proportion all over the world and probable no country is free from its effects. Fortunately, the scope of drug addition in India is limited. The central and state governments, NGOs (Non-Government Organisations) are doing their best to eradicate it. Sufficient progress has been made in this field. This pioneering study shall be the greatest tribute and contribution to the United Nations decade (1990-2000) against drug abuse.
We can divide drugs mainly into two categories - Narcotic Drugs (Natural Drugs) and Psychotropic Substances (Synthetic Drugs). The author has divided the book in three volumes.
Ecstasy and Agony : In this volume author has chiefly thrown light on these aspects : History of opium drug, Drugs in literature, Indentification of drugs, hallucinogens, Stimulants, Depressants; Heroin, Cannabis, Cacaine, Youth and drug addiction, AIDS and intravenous drug abuse.
Drugs' Dangerous Dimensions and Tobacco Smoking : Different dimensions of this volume are : the Golden Angle, Asian Drug epidemic, International phenomenon of narcotic smuggling, Land of drug dons-Colombia, pakistan-nexus and narcotic nucleus, Indian connection, Narcotics and terrorism, Socio-medical strategies, United States' war on drugs.
Indian Initiative : The salient features of this volume are : Anti-drug measures in India, Measures against illicit traffic, Preventive procedures.