• September 2020 – UNODC Opioid Strategy launched the UN Toolkit on Synthetic Drugs website

     

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  • September 2020 – Indonesia: seven synthetic cannabinoids added to the list of controlled narcotics

     

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  • September 2020 – China/Afghanistan: Use of ephedra plants for methamphetamine manufacture

     

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  • Latest news on synthetic drugs (view all)

     

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Statistics

  • A major objective of the Global SMART Programme is to disseminate statistics on synthetic drugs to Member States and other stakeholders around the world.

    This section allows you to access the data shared by the Member States in East Asia and the Pacific through the Drug Abuse Information Network for Asia and the Pacific (DAINAP).

    You can define the search criteria and view the official corresponding data accordingly.
    Click here to begin.

     

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UNODC & SMART activities

Thailand and UNODC brief on the regional drug situation and the importance of preventive strategies
26 June 2020

Thailand and UNODC brief on the regional drug situation and the importance of preventive strategies

Bangkok (Thailand), 26 June 2020 - Commemorating World Drug Day 2020, the Office of the Narcotics Control Board of Thailand (ONCB) invited UNODC to jointly brief the press, Government and...

Report on East and Southeast Asia: continued growth in the supply of methamphetamine while synthetic opioids spread
15 May 2020

Report on East and Southeast Asia: continued growth in the supply of methamphetamine while synthetic opioids spread

Bangkok (Thailand), 15 May 2020 - A new report from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) warns that the synthetic drug market in East and Southeast...

Heads of Southeast Asian law enforcement gather in Bangkok to address regional drug challenges
27 November 2017

Heads of Southeast Asian law enforcement gather in Bangkok to address regional drug challenges

Bangkok (Thailand), 27 November 2017 - The 41st meeting of the Heads of Narcotic Law Enforcement Agencies (HONLEA) for Asia and the Pacific has started in Bangkok to

Synthetic drugs from Asia are fuelling global public health and crime concerns
05 September 2017

Synthetic drugs from Asia are fuelling global public health and crime concerns

Hanoi (Viet Nam), 29 August 2017 - East and Southeast Asia are at the heart of the global synthetic drug trade, with some drugs manufactured and trafficked in and from the region causing serious

National Legislation

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