Asian meth demand spurs record production (16)

IOL 2014.05.20 17:36
By Hiroshi Hiyama Tokyo - Strong and growing demand for drugs in Asia is driving up global production of methamphetamine, with seizures in the region tripling in five years to record levels, a UN body said on Tuesday. Both the use and the production of the drug is increasing, in line with the expanding economy of the world's most populous continent, leading to growing social problems and higher healthcare bills.
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