Drugs have become wisedpread in society. It is a social evil which makes the person hollow from the inside.
Drugs come in different kinds, but basically the harmful ones are the narcotic ones.
Once addicted to drugs, a person cannot easily snap out of the habit.
It becomes almost impossible to spend a day without taking the dose. The body becomes so accustomed to it such that without the drug, the person feels lifeless.
Apart from harming health, these drugs also harm the pocket. They are very expensive.
People try to get it by hook or by crook and if they don’t have the money, they indulge in activities like theft or selling their own things to fund the habit.
Drug abuse doesn’t only harm the person taking the drugs, it also hurts their families and society.
A watchful eye should be kept on the people peddling drugs as they are destroying our future as a country, strict actions need to be taken against them.
Those addicted need be sent to rehabilitation centres before it is too late.
Honest Jokonya is a Form 2 student at Mutare Boys’ High School