Everything that is not in the interest of society and every citizen must be stopped. Alcohol, tobacco, and gutkha should also be banned.
New Delhi – “Drugs are a part of the life of everyone. On many occasions, drugs reduce the pain of life. Even though alcohol, tobacco, gutkha cause harm, they are allowed for consumption by paying taxes. Similarly, why are other drugs not allowed ? In many circumstances, drugs have to be taken through medicines. Why the use of drugs should not be allowed in such a situation, if necessary ?” Demanded Congress Rajya Sabha MP KTS Tulsi.
Senior Advocate and Rajya Sabha MP KTS Tulsi on Wednesday said drugs in balanced quantity is the need of life and they should be allowed to consume like alcohol, gutkha and tobacco by paying tax. @LawstreetJ #SrAdvKTSTulsi #ktstulsi #Gutka #tobaccotax4health #alcohols #Drugs pic.twitter.com/TqHWMR0nkY
— Lawstreet Journal (@LawstreetJ) October 29, 2021
Actor Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan has been arrested in a drug case. Tulsi was talking about it.
Tulsi said, “Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 (Drugs and Substances Act, 1985) needs to be amended because it is used to harass people.”
— K.T.S. Tulsi (@MPKTSTulsi) October 28, 2021
What is the Anti-Narcotics Act ?
The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 prohibits any person from producing or cultivating drugs, buying, selling, carrying, transporting, consuming drugs. If anyone is caught doing this, severe punishment is provisioned under the law.