The survey of May touched briefly the issue of drugs and their use in the Czech Republic. People were asked whether and how much they perceive the current situation regarding drug use to be a problem in the Czech Republic as a country, and specifically in their place of residence. Furthermore, the survey investigated whether institutions in the Czech Republic deal with the drug problem adequately, inadequately or excessively in the view of the public.
The attention of research also focused on how acceptable or unacceptable in view of public opinion is the use of certain legal and illegal psychoactive substances like tobacco, alcohol, painkillers, sleeping pills or antidepressants, so-called soft drugs like hashish or marihuana and so-called hard drugs like heroin, methamphetamine or “Ecstasy”.
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