The people fighting to rid Burundi of the powerful drug boost

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Have you heard of the drug 'boost'? It's devastating Burundian society. A group in Burundi has launched #BurundiWithoutBoost, a raising awareness campaign to discourage young people from using the drug. They hope to open the first rehab clinic in the country.

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