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A Hard Pill To Swallow

by | 27th, August 2002

‘WHILE British politicians struggle with the issue of drugs, an MP in Thailand has come up with a novel way to dispose of drugs and raise money for the government at the same time.

Chai Chidchob of the Chart Thai party says that drugs confiscated by the police should be sold to boost the state’s bank balance.

The Bangkok Post reports him as saying that confiscated methamphetamine pills could be sold either in the country or abroad for less than 1p per tablet.

”The government would earn a lot of money and stop borrowing foreign loans,” he suggested.

Strangely enough, his novel fund-raising idea has been dismissed. ‘

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