"Selling of tobacco items and other anti social elements should be strictly banned from in and around colleges, institutions and schools."
The MSF appealed to the state government to rejuvenate government-run schools in the spirit of Right to Free and Compulsory Education Act and the global call to universalise education.
As per a report of Magnitude of Substance Use India 2019, Manipur ranks among the states with maximum number of youths using injections. There is also a report that youths around the age of 12 are found indulging in one or other drugs, the MSF said.
In a video released by the MSF, the volunteers were seen visiting private hospitals and interacting with the public as well as authorities of the hospitals.