June 26th each year was set to be the World Drug Day due to the serious risks that drugs pose to the world. Governments strongly reject drug use and work to prevent abuse and trafficking. This day aims to raise awareness of drug addiction, its dangers and how to recognize the symptoms of addicts. It also seeks to protect against drugs and addiction through proper social upbringing that responds to needs of the youth at an early on in accordance to their intellectual and physical growth.
The following indicates the upcoming World Drug Days in both Gregorian and Hijri calendars: