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Artistes sending ‘wrong message’


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LOCAL REGGAE shows have too much drug use, smoking and pornographic music.

Government backbencher James Paul made these charges on Tuesday as the House of Assembly debated a bill to amend the Health Services Act.

In an emotional presentation, Paul charged that reggae artistes and drug dealers were sending youths the wrong message about drugs as something with benefits.

“One of the unfortunate by-products of reggae is that the aspect of drug use sometimes is promoted in reggae very much,” he charged, complaining that while such concerts were public no-smoking zones, many people lit up.

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.


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