Central Bureau of Narcotics have destroyed 1032 hectares of illicit cannabis cultivation Himachal Pradesh. Finance Ministry said in a release that officers of Central Bureau of Narcotics destroyed the illicit cannabis cultivation in one of the biggest destruction operations conducted over two weeks.
During this operation, two-pronged approach of creating awareness among villagers along with enforcement was adopted. Community mobilization was adopted by sensitizing villagers about adverse effects of drugs on body and mind. Threats that drugs tend to pose to the future of youth and children were explained.