Youths should be made to know hazards of drugs: Mayor

Mysuru, July 2:- “Youths lack awareness about physical and mental problems caused by consuming drugs. They should be made to know the hazards of drugs,” said Mayor Pushpalatha Jagannath on Monday.

She was speaking after inaugurating International Anti-Narcotic Drugs Week and Shelter for Homeless organised at Zonal office 6 of MCC organised by Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) and District Health and Family Welfare Department.

“Alcohol and drugs are causing a lot of problems among youths. Alcohol is behind plenty of road accidents,” she opined.

Deputy Mayor Shafi Ahmed, corporator Ramani, district health officer Dr R Venkatesh and others were present. (MR/KS)

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