Tagged a ‘two-day workshop on Drug Prevention, Treatment and Care, DPTC’, the first ladies would be armed with better information that will help drive drug demand reduction in their various states. Consequences of drug abuse, including chronic health conditions and untimely death, are existential threats that cannot be ignored by any responsible government. Four years ago, we had 10.6 million users of the psychoactive plant, which made Nigeria the world’s leading cannabis-consuming country. “Likewise, Nigeria has also become a producer of and a market for Crystal Methamphetamine known locally as Mkpuru Mmiri. “The mechanism for this assignment is the War Against Drug Abuse (WADA) initiative, launched by President Muhammadu Buhari on June 26, 2021.
Source: The Guardian June 28, 2022 18:46 UTC