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Shan State Police Burn Seized Narcotics in Taunggyi

The event was held to mark the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Shan State police held a ceremony in Taunggyi on Wednesday...

Shan MPs: Short-Term Plans to Reduce Opium Poppies ‘Impossible’

‘If there is no peace, poppy flowers will bloom,’ an SNLD MP said in Parliament. Sai Tun Aye, a Shan Nationalities League for Democracy...

Nearly 200 People Arrested in Tachileik With Drugs, Weapons

Police say that those apprehended may have ties to illegal gambling. Police arrested 198 people in the Thai-Burma border town of Tachileik in eastern...

RCSS Transfers Seized Drugs to Police in Mongton

The Shan armed group hands over around 30 kilograms of ‘ice’ to the government authorities. The Restoration Council of Shan State/Shan State Army (RCSS/SSA)...

Shan Communities Call for Solutions as Drug Use Soars

As the number of drug users rises dramatically, local people are looking for ways to get involved in finding solutions. Local communities in northern Shan...

Shan State re-emerges as illicit narcotics production center

It seems Shan State's stigma of being the epicenter of narcotics production won't go away easily even after nearly three decades of Afghanistan took...

Five Drug-Related Deaths Every Month in Muse

The number of drug users appears to be increasing, particularly among youth in the border community. Five people die every month of drug-related causes,...

Man Allegedly Using Methamphetamines Stabs Wife, Child in Mong Hsat

Locals say he attacked his wife and two-year-old daughter with a knife; he is now in police custody. A man allegedly addicted to methamphetamines...

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