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Russia: Pupils and students will be tested on drug addiction



Every 10th pupil is well-aware about different drugs and even tried some of them.



23.Aug.14 2:10 PM
By Elena Tkachenko
Photo stockphotos.ru

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Russia: Pupils and students will be tested on drug addiction
School and university students will have to pass special psychological test. This test will help to determine whether a student takes drugs. Relative law has already been approved. However it has come into force on the 20th of August.

Experts have been discussing this law for a long time. It has been approved due to the fact that there is a great problem with drug addiction in Russian education institutions. Students take different drugs and substances. Latest statistic shows that every 10th student is well-aware about different drugs and even tried some of them. In addition the percentage of drug addicts in higher educational institutions is extremely high at the moment.

New test will help to solve this problem on its early stages. It will also make it possible to determine students who have faced this problem.

It is known that test includes two stages. Students will have to complete psychological and medical examination. The first stage includes conversation with psychologist. Medical examination includes blood testing.



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