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Bangkok drug problem dire, NCPO says

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Assistant army chief Paiboon Khumchaya has voiced concern over the severity of the drug problem in Bangkok and ordered state agencies to step up efforts to combat the situation.     

Speaking at a meeting of anti-drug agencies Thursday, Gen Paiboon, who is head of legal and judicial affairs for the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), said Bangkok has become the centre of drug problems, with the number of drug users estimated to be at least 3 million.

He is concerned that less than 30% of drug problems in the capital have been solved so far.

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