100 walk against drugs in Soi Korphai

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Community President Wiwat Joyjinda opens the Walk Against Drugs on the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.
Community President Wiwat Joyjinda opens the Walk Against Drugs on the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

The Soi Korphai Community invited neighborhood youths to literally walk away from drugs.

Community President Wiwat Joyjinda opened the June 23 Walk Against Drugs on the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, which is celebrated on June 26 each year.

Put on with the Office of the Narcotics Control Board, Pattaya School No. 8, Aksorn Pattana School and the World Vision NGO, the event drew 100 people to walk from the neighborhood to the Green Roof intersection and back again.

Thailand marked International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking with the theme “doing good for father to resolve the drug problem”.

Everyone earned themed shirts and carried placards with slogans and poems discouraging drug use.