Journal of Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences

: 2015  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 20--30

Recreational drugs in India

Ashsih Bhalla1, Debasish Basu2, Shubhmohan Singh2 
1 Department of Internal Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
2 Department of Psychiatry, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India

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Dr. Ashsih Bhalla
Department of Internal Medicine, 4th Floor, F Block, Nehru Hospital, PGIMER, Sector 12, Chandigarh - 160 012

Substance use has been present in India since many millennia, and the type and pattern of substances being abused have seen changes over time. In the review, we look at the traditional recreational substance and then describe the newer and emerging recreational drugs in India.

How to cite this article:
Bhalla A, Basu D, Singh S. Recreational drugs in India.J Mahatma Gandhi Inst Med Sci 2015;20:20-30

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Bhalla A, Basu D, Singh S. Recreational drugs in India. J Mahatma Gandhi Inst Med Sci [serial online] 2015 [cited 2023 Jun 7 ];20:20-30
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