1.2 million thais are addicted to drugs

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The Interior Ministry and the Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) yesterday urged stricter and more integrated anti-drug measures in the Northern region – while revealing there were 1.2 million drug addicts in Thailand, some as young as Prathom 6 level.

Interior Ministry officials, police, provincial and local administration organisation representatives in 17 northern provinces attended the meeting at Chiang Mai Phukham Hotel to receive the “Power of the Land to Win Over Illicit Drugs” policy and guidelines for 2012.

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