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The purpose of the research was to study preventing and solving drug problems in Thailand. The sample of this study consisted of 450 volunteers, leaders and the ordinary people and classified by sex, age, status, education and income. The study instruments was a set of questionnaires. Statistics used to analyze the data were percentage, mean (M), and standard deviation (S.D.). The data analysis has revealed the following facts: Holistically, the people’s participation in the prevention and revolution of the drug problems was found to be at a medium level Separately, the participation planning in descending order by degree was as follows: setting a good example to the family members as to refraining from drug abuse, serve punishment to those getting involved in drug abuse, participation in guarding against drug abuse in the worst place. In terms of personal backgrounds, it was found that the people with the following characteristics took part in the prevention and resolution of drug abuse to a greater extent: males aged 31-40 years, married people, a bachelor’s degree holders public employees and state enterprise employees.
Keywords: people’s participation, preventing and solving narcotic drug problems
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