978-620-2-55195-3

Substance Abuse in Southern African Countries

Level of Use of MARIJUANA among Youth aged 12-19 Years in BOTSWANA

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Summary:

Substance abuse among youth is a major concern in southern Africa. It includes the frequent use of illegal drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, heroin and many more. Botswana faces a serious challenge of substance abuse among youth in both rural and urban areas. These study reports the level of use of marijuana in Botswana, factors distributing to marijuana use, both negative and positive effects of marijuana and the solutions to the abuse.

Author:

Widzani Judith Amos

Biographie:

Ms W J Amos (March 7,1999) is a young researcher, demographer, economist and a statistician. She is a university of Botswana graduate under department of population studies. She participated in Population Association of Southern Africa 2019 and Union for African Population Studies 2019. She is also a member of Population Youth Development forum.

Number of Pages:

52

Book language:

English

Published On:

2020-07-02

ISBN:

978-620-2-55195-3

Publishing House:

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

Keywords:

marijuana, Abuse, substance abuse, African youth, Botswana, Drugs

Product category:

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General