The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is a United Nations International Day against drug abuse and the unlawful medication exchange. It is obeserved every year on 26 June, since 1989, a date celebrated Lin Zexu's destroying of the opium exchange Humen, Guangdong, just before the First Opium War in China. The recognition was initiated by General Assembly Resolution 42/112 of 7 December 1987.
It is frequently alluded to by Anti-Drug campaigners as 6/26. The UN Office on Drugs and Crime UNODC has, throughout the years, been effectively engaged with propelling efforts to prepare bolster for sedate control. The UNODC regularly collaborates with different associations and urges individuals in the public arena to effectively participate in these crusades.