Munich Club supports UN-campaign for the Club drug education say no to drugs “, which church life was launched by members of Scientology, is committed for 10 years in the field of drug prevention and drug education in Munich. Since that time, many events and information booths on Munich’s road were carried out. Tens of thousands of brochures have been distributed today, to enlighten the people about the devastating effects of drug use. The Office of the United Nations for drugs and crime”worldwide coordinates the various anti-drug activities all over the world. Of 26 June was proclaimed by the UN on the international day against drug abuse.
On the same day, the world drug report of this Office for 2008 in New York City was introduced. According to this report of the Executive Director, Antonio Maria Costa, one has drugs in the last 12 months of 20 people aged between 15 and 64 years. These are 208 million people worldwide, or 4.9% of the World population. This means that every year 200,000 people die from the effects of her drug use. The report states among other things, that especially in the industrialized nations, the development of Drogenkonums has reached a critical severity level and which should be used for the prevention, treatment and reducing the negative consequences of drug use more attention. Worrying the UN Office considered the wave of the opium and coca cultivation, resulting in Afghanistan and Colombia.
The country of Afghanistan is responsible for 82% of the worldwide production of opium and the total cultivation there is 193,000 hectares. The most commonly used drug is still followed by amphetamines with 24.7 million, opiates with 16, 5 million and 16 million users of cocaine cannabis with world’s 165 million consumers. “” With the various information brochures from the series the truth about drugs “makes the Club say no to drugs, say yes to life” its contribution to the fight against drug abuse. The American philosopher L. Ron Hubbard once remarked to drugs: the drug scene is happening on the planet. She swims in blood and human misery”. Press service of the Scientology Church Bayern e.V., be Anichstrasse 12, 80802 Munich, contact: Uta Eilzer, TEL. 089-38607-145, FAX: 089-38607-109,,.