Research shows growing cocaine use among youths


The Botswana Substance Abuse Support Network (BOSASNet) says abuse trends in the country have indicated the growth of addiction to hard drugs such as cocaine, particularly among youths.

Clinical programme manager, Kegomoditswe Manyanda made the remarks as BOSASNet and other organisations embarked on an eight-kilometre walk last Saturday as a prelude to the Substance Abuse Awareness Month (SAAM).

“Substance use trends indicate that cocaine has become dominant in Botswana, especially among young people,” she said.

Editor's Comment
Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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