A surge in pseudoephedrine smuggled in from India is key to the boom in Burma’s methamphetamine production, say police and narcotics experts.
Leaders from six Karen armed groups have formed a task force in order to combat drug production and use in the east Burmese state.
Government-backed militias demand Shan village headmen select up to 25 men per village to join their ranks, or face hefty fine
Burma’s drugs industry to continue to surge in importance as Afghan heroin crop reduces and ATS says US drugs official
Thai border unit, acting on a tip-off, discover truck in Chiang Rai carrying 95kg of crystal methamphetamine and 3.4kg of heroin from Burma
Nov 27, 2009 (DVB), Figures released by the United Nations' drugs agency show that use of methamphetamine in Burma is on the rise, and is having an increasingly detrimental effect[…]
Nov 19, 2009 (DVB), More than 270 people were arrested in Burma in October on drugs charges while police exposed 199 drug-related cases, state-media said today. The quantity of drugs[…]
Nov 2, 2009 (DVB), Around $US20 million worth of seized drugs were destroyed by Burmese police during a "ceremony" last week in northern Burma, state-run media reported today. The event[…]