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Drug seizures poised to go up in smoke

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The Public Health Ministry's Food and Drug Administration will on Thursday burn more than three tonnes of drugs seized by law enforcement agencies. 

A health official takes a rest after sorting out illegal drugs to be incinerated on Thursday to mark the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. JIRAPORN KUHAKAN

The drugs, valued at more than 8.8 billion baht, were seized as proceeds from 2,911 cases. The FDA burns drugs gathered by the agencies every year.

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