Mass Opium Addiction Treatment in Assam, 1939 (Part II)

(Editor’s Note: Continued from Part I) by Kawal Deep Kour (PhD, Indian Institute of Technology) The Assam Opium Enquiry Committee Report of 1933 had disapproved the idea of imposing Prohibition and accepted addiction as a medical problem. It stressed the treatment of opium addicts in hospitals where they were entitled to medical care and supervision. …

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