by Adeolu Ogrumbombi
Recently a team from the West African Commission on Drugs conducted visited a community in Accra, Ghana to see and have a direct interaction with people who use drugs in order to better understand the drug use situation in the country. I was part of the team and the experience was truly revealing. Based on my personal thought I will say it is high time we confronted the reality that narcotic drugs are increasingly being consumed in West Africa and the region does not just serve as a transit point. Embracing this reality should not just be in words but reflected in our laws, policies, and practice.
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