International Journal of
Sociology and Anthropology

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Sociol. Anthropol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-988X
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJSA
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 311

Full Length Research Paper

Drug situation in Iran, with emphasis on content analysis of newspapers

Mahvash Janmardi
  • Mahvash Janmardi
  • PAYAM NOOR University, Department of Sociology, Islamic Republic of Iran.
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  •  Received: 27 March 2014
  •  Accepted: 19 March 2015
  •  Published: 30 April 2015


Addiction damages compensation for the non-acceptance of the human population is below the break in economic, social, political, cultural life, increased crime and insecurity. Growing trend of drug abuse and promotion has occupied the mind. It is currently research in recent years. To get rid of addiction requires scientific and practical investigation. This study aims to describe how drug is used in the provinces of Iran using content analysis. In the review of the literature of three papers, respondents’ cosmic perception on drug abuse was selected. The most appropriate method of content analysis was used to select the 1999 year study of the most important event in the political, social and economic year. According to statistical data, heroin was mostly used in Fars and Yazd provinces, followed by morphine, cannabis and opium; the highest percentage of drug was found in Khorasan, Sistan and Baluchestan provinces. Most of the users were arrested in Tehran Province. The highest percentage of merchant of deaths is recorded in the province. The highest percentage of drug discovery area is airports. Most trafficking gangs have been arrested in the province, and most of the drugs are found in cars. More youths are involved in drug use and burning materials. Congress measures and decisive actions of the government are being taken.

Key words: State, drugs, arrests, merchants of death, place of discovery.