عنوان مقاله [English]
Committing drug-related crimes, especially addiction to them, among the
various strata of society, , in addition to all that is said to be addiction, is a
phenomenon with more hidden layers and more dimensions than addiction itself.
Statistics show that the rates of people involved with the addiction problem and
the number of perpetrators of drug-related crimes, which are subject to
cyberspace activities, are increasing. The purpose of this study is to analyze the
role of cyberspace in drug offenses in 2017. The present study was descriptivesurvey.
The statistical population included all senior social and legal experts in
the field of counter-narcotics and the judiciary. The statistical population of this
study, all the experts were selected by statistical sampling method and completed
a researcher-made questionnaire (impact scale of cyberspace in drug offenses)
with a reliability coefficient of 0.832. The SPSS 22 software was used to analyze
the data. The findings indicated that research variables (1) advertising on types
of drugs in cyberspace, 2) sharing opinions on the effects of drug use in
cyberspace, 3) sharing and disseminating information on production practices
and The use of drugs in cyberspace, and the lack of control and access to the
information of the virtual drug activists by the police and the fighting agencies)
have a significant role in committing drug offenses in the cyberspace. The results
showed that cyber space could have a significant impact on addiction, drug
abuse, and other crimes due to it.