China.com carried an article which China Youth Daily had originally published. According to the article, by June 2015, the number of registered drug users in China had reached 3.2 million. Of these, 1.8 million or 58.4 percent were under the age of 35. The article pointed out that, in addition to the traditional drugs, many new types of psychoactive substances are on the rise while preventive education is lacking among China’s youth.
Source: China.com, March 20, 2016