According to the Central Drug Authority in a presentation to the Portfolio Committee on Social Development, SA has the largest illegal drug market in Sub-Saharan Africa. It also states that most people start experimenting with drugs at age 12. We hit the streets to find out how substance abuse has affected you and what you think government should do to curb it. Check it out:
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