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Methamphetamine Use On the Rise Among Lao Students


Drug use in Laos is on the rise among young people, especially students. A random urine test during the past year indicates an increase from the previous 12 months’ rate of 4% to the current rate of 28% in the use of methamphetamine.

Laos drug czar, Soubanh Srithirath, head of the National Drug Control and Suppression Commission, acknowledges to VOA that his country is a major transit point for drug traffickers.

Listen to our Laos Today report for details.

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