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Two cases of drug abuse revealed during professional examination of students in Penza

09:55 | 02.03.2019 | Medicine

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Penza, 2 March 2019. PenzaNews. Two cases of drug abuse were revealed as a result of preventive examination of students of secondary special educational institutions in Penza. This was reported by the press service of the regional Ministry of Health.

Two cases of drug abuse revealed during professional examination of students in Penza

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In addition, 694 cases of smoking, 99 cases of alcohol abuse and 8 cases of barbiturate abuse were registered.

In total, as of March 1, 2878 college students underwent professional examination in Penza.

Head of the dispensary department of the regional addiction clinic Ilya Lan noted that the campaign was exclusively preventive and completely anonymous.

"In case of detection of a narcotic or psychoactive substance, the student is invited to a preventive conversation, which will not affect the indicators of suitability for study in educational institutions," he explained.

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