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Published: Nov 21, 2020
The Digital Economy and Society Ministry has warned people not to believe or share news or Internet posts that claim cocaine, morphine and opium are now legal under Thai laws.
Published: Sep 21, 2020
After receiving a tip-off, police officers and soldiers decided to lie in wait for smugglers near a natural border between Mae Hong Son and Myanmar.
Published: Apr 23, 2019
A vast field of towering white poppies sways gently in the breeze, silky petals sometimes tumbling to the ground, a visible marker of the resilience of Afghanistan’s lucrative opium trade.
Published: Apr 23, 2018
Re: “US and UK have history of using poison politically”, Have Your Say, April 23.
Published: Mar 31, 2018
Bangladesh wants to limit the amount of time its young people spend on social media, an official said Thursday, flagging plans to curb access to apps it considers "digital opium".
Published: Mar 22, 2018
Soldiers and police arrested two Karen men who were caught injecting opium in a shack at a longan plantation in Lamphun’s Pasang district on Thursday.
Published: Jan 23, 2018
The cultivation of opium is on the decline in Thailand, but the illegal practice persists in several northern districts, the Office of the Narcotics Control Board reported this week.
Published: Sep 14, 2017
Re: “Major offensive in Thailand’s war on drugs” Have Your Say, yesterday.
Published: Aug 12, 2017
Troops and police raided the house of a hilltribe man in Chiang Mai’s Mae Chaem district yesterday morning and found 3,940 methamphetamine pills and 1.7 kilograms of raw opium.
Published: Feb 20, 2016
YANGON - According to data released by the government, more than 1,300 households living in 33 villages on the Myanmar-China border in Kachin State run opium plantations as of 2016.
Published: Jan 27, 2016
VIENTIANE - Authorities in Xieng Khuang province have intensified efforts to eliminate opium poppy cultivation, warning that people found growing the illegal crop will face penalties.
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