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Kenya: 500 Abuse Drugs Yearly

     arvs A study conducted by a drug rehabilitation organisation in Mombasa shows there are 500 new cases of youth who abuse narcotics every year. The survey done in the last one year shows that the young users are either new to drugs have relapsed.

Reachout Centre Trust executive director Taib Abdulrahman said the NGO has collected data from six counties in the Coast region Coast has close to 30,000 drug users majority being Intravenous Drug Users. Speaking to journalists in Mombasa after receiving a Sh300,000 food donation from Hashi Energy, Abdulrahman said the number of drug addicts is increasing every year.

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