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Drug prevention as a guarantee of the right to life and health: an interface with education

The media consumerism appeals inspired us to reflect on drug consumption and prevention. The lack of public preventive policies lead us to think that human beings have been deprived from their right to life and health. Without using the jargon of drug prevention campaigns, although we agree with the essence of their words, we demand that prevention be also taught, since the fact that we do not understand the importance of considering it within its different levels.

Drugs; Prevention; Rights; Education; School education

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