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Thailand's Meth Epidemic and Vomit Rehab

VICE Japan investigates 'yaba', the methamphetamine-based drug sweeping Thailand, and the unique rehab programme to cure addicts through daily group vomiting sessions.

af VICE Staff
06 august 2015, 5:00am

Thailand is in the midst of an epidemic. Due to its affordability, "yaba," a methamphetamine-based drug, has supplanted heroin as the golden triangle's main product, and now Thailand is dealing with a generation hooked on this new and dangerous form of meth. VICE Japan went to investigate the drug and visit a monastery running a unique rehab program that involves daily group vomiting sessions.

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