Illicit drug use initiation down 30% in China

According to data released at a national teleconference on drug control, the number of people in China who used illicit drugs for the first time during 2020 was 30.6% lower than in 2019. The number of people who use drugs in China was estimated at 1.8 million in 2020, around 16% less than in 2019.

Source: http://www.china.org.cn/china/2021-05/01/content_77457881.htm