In May 2017 Public Opinion Research Centre included a block of questions connected to consumption of addictive narcotics and drugs. Respondents evaluated moral acceptability of consumption of tobacco, alcohol, pain pills, sleeping pills or tranquilizers, hemp drugs and drugs such as ecstasy, heroin and pervitin.
In its May's survey, the Public Opinion Research Centre examined attitudes of Czech citizens towards the death penalty. On the one hand, questions in the survey concerned the general view, whether the death penalty should exist in the Czech Republic, or not, on the other hand, they probed, in what extent people agree, or disagree, with different particular statements about the death penalty. 53 % of respondents hold the view the death penalty should exist in the Czech Republic.
The survey of May touched briefly the issue of drugs 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.
The May survey of the Public Opinion Research Centre was focused on addictive substances. Respondents were given to assess the moral acceptability of consumption of selected substances and their health risk.
In February survey the Public Opinion Research Centre examined whether the Czech public feels safely in the country and in the place of residence, and whether Czech citizens see some selected groups and phenomena as a great, small or no threat to the peace and security in the Czech Republic.