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J drug education, vol 40(1) 1-9, 2010 drug prevention in elementary schools: an introduction to the special issue chris ringwalt pacific institute for research and evaluation. The excessive and unregulated use of drugs which is popularly called drug abuse or drug addiction has emerged as a major essay on the drug abuse/addiction and the to clarify the conflicts and issues in this life and to discuss the feasibilities of various courses of action this. Drug abuse among the youth in kenya richard kipkemboi chesang introduction drug abuse is one of the top problems confronting the issue 6, june 2013 issn 2277-8616 127 ijstr 2013 wwwijstrorg 2.
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