Illicit drug use threatening health, security in East, Southeast Asia: UN | Connect Asia

Illicit drug use threatening health, security in East, Southeast Asia: UN

Illicit drug use threatening health, security in East, Southeast Asia: UN

Updated 13 December 2012, 14:47 AEST

The latest report by the United Nations' anti-drug agency has confirmed methamphetamine remains the top illicit drug threat in East and Southeast Asia.

The UN Office on Drugs and Crime says meth use is a growing problem in the region with seizures of the drug in East and Southeast Asia accounting for nearly half of the world's total.

Presenter: Liam Cochrane

Speaker: Gary Lewis, regional representative for East Asia and the Pacific, UN Office on Drugs and Crime

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