Monday, November 28, 2022

STBC organises seminar on NDPS Act 1985

One day seminar on Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, 1985 was organised by youth department of Sangsangyu Town Baptist Church (STBC) with Sangsangyu youths on October 25 with advocate, B Yemlong Chuba Chang as the resource person.
A press release by STBC stated that during the seminar, Chang explained the effects of abuse of drugs among the youths by citing an example of people living with different diseases in the region.
Stating that most of the drug abusers are youths, he encouraged the church to continue to spread more public awareness in the form of seminars to tackle the issue as substance abuse has become a threat to the society.
He also appealed the civil societies to look at the urgent threat of drug abuses among the youths and initiate certain measures to tackle the issue.
Highlighting the gathering on the NDPS Act, Chang said that the act mostly deals with drugs and trafficking. He said the Act prohibit all illegal substances including sale, purchase, transport of drugs.
The seminar was attended by hundreds of youths including the church members.

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