Thursday, September 22, 2005

Law Against VSA

Malaysia - Law

The Malaysian government is drafting a legislation under which action can be taken on people who sniff glue or other hallucinogens. Internal Security Ministry Parliamentary Secretary Datuk Wira Abu Seman Yusof said that legislation was being drafted following 75 cases of glue sniffing were detected from 2000 to August 2005. Other preventive measures included education and awareness programmes among young people in danger of sniffing. "The education and prevention campaigns are being held regularly as part of the anti-drug campaign in schools and the community," he said.