Drug gangs are expanding and becoming more tech savvy, making it even more difficult for Thai authorities to combat widespread drug problems, the Office of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) said on Monday.
Students of Wat Chong Lom in Bangkoks Yannawa district relax in front of their school where an anti-drugs banner is hung. Youngsters are the target of City Hall's new drug prevention campaign 'Bangkok Clear', aimed at protecting them from the dangers of drugs. (Photo by Panumas Sanguanwong)
The behaviour of drug organisations is changing and their planning is becoming more elaborate, the agency said in a press statement. Their activities are also increasingly linked to other types of crime such as money laundering and human trafficking.
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