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.
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.