More Youth Taking Drugs in Kenya - Report


A survey conducted by the National Authority for Campaign against Alcohol and Drug Abuse, the number of people going for low cost drugs has risen from 3.8 percent in 2007 to 4.2 percent in 2012.

Containers of illicit brew in Embu, Kenya (file photo).

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  • Kenya:  Four Arrested in Nairobi With Heroin

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