IN Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir is a state in northern India, often denoted by the acronym J&K. It is located mostly in the Himalayan mountains, and shares borders with the states of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab to the south.

Area: 222,236 km²
Population: 12.55 million (2011)
Capitals: Jammu (Winter),
Srinagar (Summer)

Number of Drug Addicts - 70,000*
Female Drug Users - 220000
Male Drug Users - 48,000
Age Group - 18-35 (over 70% of drug addicts fall in this category)

Drugs of Common Abuse

Cannabis Derivatives Benzodiazepines Benzodiazepines Opium based Natural Synthetic
Hashish
Marijuana
Diazepam
Alprazolam
Alprax
Corex
Codeine
Brown Sugar
Cocaine
Poppy husk Paints
Petrol
Varnishes
Adhesives
Shoe Polish
Toluene

Seizures

YEAR DRUG QUANTITY
2014 Cannabis and its Derivatives 1000kg
Brown Sugar 115 kgs
Bottles 1600
Tablets(Prescription Drugs as Spasmoproxyon) 14000
2013 Cannabis and its Derivatives 2574 kgs
Bottles 11,000
Tablets(Prescription Drugs as Spasmoproxyon) 17,000
2009 Cannabis and its derivates 168.775 kgs
Opium 01.390 kgs
Opium derivatives 10961.505 kgs
2006 Ganja seizures 25,291 kgs
2004 Ganja seizures 1,44,055 kgs

Peddlers Arrested since 2014-till date

Kashmir Region Peddlers   Jammu Region Peddlers
Baramulla 100 Udhampur 55
Pulwama 91 Reasi 51
Kulgam 67 Ramban 42
Anatanag 55 Kathua 32
Shopian 27 Rajouri 30
Bandipora 34 Doda 28
Kupwara 25 Samba 20
Budgam 19 Poonch 14
Ganderbal 15 Kishtwar 11

Land/Crop Destroyed

2015 4 hectares of land
2016 2053 kanals of poppy crop
  123 kanals in Budgam and Pulwama
80 kanals in Zerigam village of Pulwama
43 Kanals –villages of Wadipura, Hayatpora, Saria of Budgam

Illicit Cultivation

Villages of Pulwama   Villages of Kishtwar
Munhviji Kakapura Babgama
Chursu Chakora
Lalhar Chandgama
Sangam Mughal Garden Zeripora
  Nownagar Palpora
Ponzgam
Tahali
Waipora
Wosura