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National Drug Abuse Prevention Unit Is Concerned About High Illicit Drug Use Among Local Youth

National Drug Abuse Prevention Unit is very concerned over the alarming rate at which illicit drugs is being used by persons practically youth in Dominica

Drag abuse prevention officer Crephenia James Turney says, just walking around the city of Roseau in one given day shows the effects of illegal drugs including crack cocaine on the lives of some people.

The units is also concerned about sponsorship coming from companies which sell alcoholic beverages towards sporting events and sports clubs.

Mrs. Tourney says alcoholic companies which sponsor athletic clubs should not be allowed to continue their sponsorship as Sports and drugs do not go hand in hand.

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