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Prevalence of Drug Abuse among University Students in Lahore City, Pakistan
This paper highlights the use and availability of drugs which has almost gotten out of hands in Lahore, and university students are the most affected one. Call it an emotional instability or curiosity, majority of the students have tried out what a drug tastes like, even if it is just a cigarette. To resolve the issue of drug abuse amongst university students, a collective method should be started by the parents, university administration, public as well as government. This research is qualitative and exploratory cum analytical method of research is being used in this research paper. Primary data was collected through interview method of research. Semi- structure questionnaire was formulated. Population of the study was students of six HEC recognized public and private universities of the Lahore. Participant of the interviews were selected through snowball sampling technique of the research. The authors of this paper analyzed data after conducting interviews of 10 male students from different universities of Lahore. No audio was recorded, as per the request of the students, only detailed notes were written.
Assistant Professor, University Law College, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Dr. Saqib Khan Warraich
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, GC University Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Naveed Ur Rehman
Lecturer, University Law College, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Drug Abuse, Lahore, Pakistan, Students, Universities