06 Jul. 2012|News

Country Progress Report of Singapore



  1. Singapore’s anti-drug strategy is targeted at reducing both drug supply and demand. To this end, a multi-pronged approach is adopted, comprising tough legislation, vigorous enforcement, intensive preventive drug education and co-ordinated rehabilitation as well as aftercare in its fight against drugs.


  1. The drug threat has been contained in Singapore. There are no areas where drugs are openly sold or blatantly abused.


  1. 3,265 drug abusers were arrested in 2011, a 13% increase compared to 2010 when 2,887 drug abusers were arrested.  Repeat abusers continued to make up majority of total abusers arrested at 66%.
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