Professor Jih-Heng Li of Kaohsiung Medical University was invited to attend the sharing of Taiwanese practices in the Vatican. Professor Jih-Heng Li, who is the chairman of the Taiwan Pharmaceutical Association and the Toxicology Society, said that he had a special introduction when he shook hands with the Pope. He came from Taiwan because his parents were Christians, so he had the opportunity to see the Pope.
The Vatican held a seminar on drug and addiction prevention from November 29th to December 1st. Professor Li said that the so-called emerging drugs refer to the psychedelic psychotropic drugs that are different from traditional heroin, cocaine and marijuana. The most used in Taiwan are methamphetamine, K-life, etc., especially vitamins in Japan, South Korea. The amount of seizures is very low, and it is very popular in Chinese areas such as Hong Kong and Macao in mainland China. Abuse can cause serious and irreversible damage to the urinary system.
In his research, Professor Li found that the situation of new drug abuse in Taiwan is far better than that of South Korea and Japan. The main reason may be in the legal system. From 2007 to 2015, the number of legal drugs in Japan, South Korea and China is far superior to that of Taiwan. .
Professor Li said that in response to drug innovation, South Korea has a so-called emergency control mechanism. Once a new drug is discovered, it can be immediately administered. If a major hazard is identified as one year later, it will be officially listed. If there is no expansion, the tube will be removed, so it can be effective. Control the problem from the source. In Taiwan's drug control, there are three essential elements, it is addictive, there is actual abuse, and it is socially harmful. However, when it proves that it has expanded its abuse, it often misses the best time to control it. Therefore, he believes that Taiwan can follow the Japanese and Korean practices.