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Asian Drug Detention Centers Accused of Torture

By McCarton Ackerman

The UN urges Western donors to stop funding abusive and ineffective "drug treatment" centers. MORE  

China's Addicts Drive Southeast Asian Opium Boom

By May Wilkerson

Opium production in the region has doubled in six years, despite eradication efforts. MORE  

How Pure Is X?

By Dirk Hanson

Dutch study of street MDMA shows main adulterant is caffeine. But other baddies turn up, too. MORE  

New Life for Asia’s Golden Triangle

By Dirk Hanson

Southeast Asia’s historical heroin hotspot has become a major center for meth production. MORE  

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