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Heroin Epidemic in Kachin State

By Kachin News Group  •  June 1, 2009

This report, by Kachin News Group, details drug use in the Hpakant jade mine areas, Northern Kachin State of Burma, that leaves the community with so many problems and corruptions that let all these happen. The report explains the impact of the use of drug as even once prided as the academic centre of northern Burma’s Kachin State, Myitkyina University has now become notorious for soaring levels of drug addiction among its students, a source of shame and bitterness for the local community.

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