Why Nearly $1 Billion in Drugs Was Set on Fire in Myanmar

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Published on 29 Jun 2020, 19:51
Authorities in Myanmar say they’ve seized and burned about $840 million worth of drugs, including ketamine, opioids and heroin. They say they did it in response to the country’s staggering drug problem. The country is a major source of illegal drugs in east and southeast Asia. Myanmar has a long history of drug production, fueled by decades of civil war. Inside Edition Digital’s Stephanie Officer has the story.