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Unavoidable Truth: Shan State Tops World Opium Producer

Shan State, which had been ranked as the second-largest opium production, has now surpassed Afghanistan, which held the title of top producer for many...

Political Upheaval Spurs Revival of Poppy Farming

The mountains are adorned with a spectacular array of colorful flowers, resembling a vibrant garden. However, upon closer inspection, one would realize that the...

Drugs & (dis)order: Findings and future directions, Online Conference

We are excited to announce that registration for the online conference, Drugs & (dis)order: Findings and future directions, 14-16 February 2022 is now open! Join...

More Than $500,000 Worth of Drugs Seized in Mong Hsat

Police seized more than 800 million kyat (US$586,600) worth of drugs and drug paraphernalia in Mong Hsat, eastern Shan State last week, but it...

Locals Catch Police With Drugs in Taunggyi

Locals and staff from the administrative office in Taunggyi’s Shwe Taung ward seized nine methamphetamine tablets from two police officers last week. The incident occurred...

Police Arrest Chinese Nationals in Muse Drug Haul

Police seized more than 1.8 billion kyat (more than US$1.2 million) worth of drugs and weapons in a bust in Muse, northern Shan State...

BURMA ARMY’S NEW STRATEGY: Anti-narcotics move and disarmament of a militia

When the Tatmadaw or Burma army recently announced the large amount seizure of narcotics in Kutkai Township, Kaungkha village, later followed by the disarmament...

Six Dead, 3 Million Yaba Pills Seized in Wa Drug Bust

Six people are dead and one has been taken into the custody of the United Wa State Army (UWSA) after a second shootout in...

Wa Army Announces Nearly 2 Million Yaba Pills Seized in Fatal Drug Bust

Two people are dead and eight were arrested by Wa forces following a shootout between United Wa State Army (UWSA) soldiers and alleged drug...

Police Make Multimillion Dollar ‘Ice’ Bust in Shan State Border Town

Police seized 10 billion kyat (more than US$6.5 million) worth of the methamphetamine ‘ice’ in Tachileik, eastern Shan State this week.  According to police reports,...

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